second degree murder

A Florida judge has set George Zimmerman’s bond at $15,0,000, clearing the way for the killer of Trayvon Martin to be freed from jail as he awaits trial. In a surprising move, Zimmerman also took the stand during the bond hearing and told Martin’s parents that he was sorry for the loss of their son. […]

Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman “profiled” 17-year-old shooting victim Trayvon Martin and disregarded a police dispatcher’s request that he wait for the arrival of police on the night he killed Martin, according to an affidavit of probable cause in the high-profile case. The affidavit was prepared by investigators for the state attorney, who charged Zimmerman […]

Forty-seven days after Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the Orlando, Florida suburb of Sanford, Zimmerman made his first court appearance Thursday. Zimmerman has been charged with second degree murder in the 17-year-old’s death. Seminole County Judge Mark Herr set Zimmerman’s arraignment for May 29. Zimmerman will be […]

It was announced yesterday that neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman has been charged with second degree murder and was placed in custody for the killing of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman’s new attorney Mark O’Mara has indicated that Zimmerman will plead not guilty to his second degree murder charges. O’Mara also said he plans to seek bail […]

Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton spoke shortly after it was announced that George Zimmerman has been charged in second degree murder in the killing of their son, Trayvon Martin. Tracy Martin thanked “everyone for being compassionate about this.” “As (Martin’s attorney, Benjamin Crump) said, this is just the beginning. We have a long way to […]

George Zimmerman has been charged with second degree murder in the killing of unarmed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. The announcement was made by Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey in a press conference today. The charge carries a maximum possible sentence of life in prison. Zimmerman has turned himself in to law enforcement and is currently […]