The families of George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin are reacting on Twitter after the former neighborhood watch volunteer was cleared of all charges in the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teen.
The streets of South Florida remain calm in the wake of George Zimmerman’s not guilty verdict in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.
After more than a year, a jury has issued its verdict on the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at the hands of George Zimmerman. After more than 15 hours of deliberation, the jury found Zimmerman not guilty.
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.
The second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman will be back in the courtroom Monday morning as the defense gets into the heart of its case.
Jury selection is expected to continue Tuesday in the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman for the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in February 2012.
Trial scheduling and the jury selection process will be laid off at a Thursday hearing by a judge presiding over the trial of George Zimmerman.
A juror in the trial of Geralyn Graham holds no ill feelings for a lone member of the panel who held out, blocking a murder conviction against the woman accused of torturing, kidnapping and killing foster child Rilya Wilson.
Testimony against Geralyn Graham continued Friday as state prosecutors tried to bolster the credibility of a jailhouse snitch — a key witness in their case against the accused child murderer. Graham faces first-degree murder in the death of foster child 4-year-old Rilya Wilson. Rilya’s body has never been found.
Jailhouse informant Robin Lunceford tearfully replied to the questions posed by a state prosecutor Thursday as she described how difficult her life behind bars became ever since she turned into a key informant in the state’s case against accused child killer Geralyn Graham.