Judge Kenneth Lester
The judge presiding over the case of a former neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the fatal shooting of a South Florida teenager should be removed from the case, a three-judge panel ruled Wednesday.
The attorney for the central Florida man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin is asking a judge to modify existing bond restrictions so his client can travel out of the area.
The attorney for George Zimmerman, the shooter in the Trayvon Martin case, says his client is broke and he plans to ask a judge to declare Zimmerman indigent.
After initially saying he would defend his client under the state’s “stand your ground” law, George Zimmerman’s attorney announced Monday that he believes case falls more under a traditional self-defense.
The judge presiding over the case of George Zimmerman, the Sanford neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed Trayvon Martin last February, isn’t going anywhere.
An arraignment is scheduled Tuesday for the wife of former neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman.
Less than a week after attorneys for George Zimmerman filed a motion to have the judge in the case removed, the state has fired back its response.
The State Attorney’s Office has released more information in their case against George Zimmerman, the Sanford neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed 17-year old Miami teen Trayvon Martin last February and the statement released by so-called “Witness 9” is quite shocking and includes allegations of child sexual molestation.
The second degree murder case of George Zimmerman took another twist Friday afternoon when Zimmerman’s defense team filed a motion to disqualify circuit court Judge Kenneth Lester from the case.
George Zimmerman, the Sanford neighborhood watch captain charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, has been granted a new bond of $1 million.