Bernie De la Rionda
Jurors in the trial of George Zimmerman adjourned Friday night and will deliberating first thing Saturday morning. Judge Debra Nelson announced the decision of the jurors at 6 p.m. They will be back in the jury room at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Despite claims made earlier, neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was aware of Florida’s self defense law when he shot and killed 17-year year old Trayvon Martin last year.
The first week of George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial wrapped up with testimony from two neighbors and a police officer that seemed to bolster the defense’s argument that he was pinned on his back by Trayvon Martin before shooting the teen.
On the fifth day of testimony for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, two neighbors as well as a police officer took the stand seemingly bolstering Zimmerman’s contention that he was on his back being straddled by Martin during the February confrontation.
The prosecution’s key witness, a friend of Trayvon Martin’s who was on phone with him before he was shot, took the stand for a second day in the trial of George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shot Martin in February of 2012.
Six jurors, all women, have been chosen for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin.
Potential jurors for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shot unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, started Wednesday with a Florida judge reading the formal charge against Zimmerman, and then later reminded by the prosecutor that the case will be different from what they’ve seen on shows like “Law & Order.”
What was expected to be a lengthy hearing got underway Tuesday morning in a Sanford courtroom as attorneys for the state and for George Zimmerman, the man charged in the death of Trayvon Martin, work through a number of motions.
For a second time, a judge has denied the state’s request for a gag order in the case George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer accused of fatally shooting Miami teen Trayvon Martin.
There’s another hearing scheduled Friday in the case of George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer accused of fatally shooting Miami teen Trayvon Martin.