Official tells AP: Trayvon Martin’s killer to be charged with 2nd-degree murder; is in custody
Special Prosecutor Corey, who did a great job of calmly and matter-of-factly answering all questions, said she’s known where Zimmerman was for three weeks. Here are my live tweets:
Corey just spoke to
We prosecute on facts and Fla law.
We look out for victim and the accused
Quest for truth, right thing for right reason. Try in court of law, not media
Zimmerman in custody, charged w/ 2nd degree murder
Will not say where Zimmerman is for his safety
He turned himself in, then was arrested
Bond hearing will be held
We will not comment on facts of the case
All murders are homicides, but not all homicides are murders
Zimmerman may have retained new counsel in past couple of hours
Zimmerman is in Florida (he’s in Tallahassee, per HLN) … will be taken for appearance in front of judge at proper time
We work tirelessly for justice for victim
We did not talk to Zimmerman, and we won’t without counsel
So much info got released on this case that shouldn’t have been released
IF Stand Your Ground becomes an issue, we’ll fight it
Seminole Cty is venue, but may be tried elsewhere
Hope publicity doesn’t stop us from finding fair impartial jury… Leaks “regrettable”
We have numerous cases where immediate arrests were not made
Meeting with Trayvon’s parents, 1st time, we prayed, talked about IF no charges, how we could help
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