SANFORD, Fla. — A friend of Trayvon Martin who was on the phone with him moments before he was fatally shot by George Zimmerman described how the Miami teen complained to her that the neighborhood watch volunteer was watching him as he walked home from a convenience store.
Rachel Jeantel testified Wednesday in Zimmerman’s murder trial. She is considered one of the prosecution’s most important witnesses.
She told the court that Martin told her “a creepy ass cracker” was watching him.
Also, a former neighbor of George Zimmerman testified that she heard a boy’s cry for help shortly before hearing the teen’s fatal shooting. Zimmerman is pleading not guilty, claiming self-defense.
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