Source: Orlando Sentinel
SANFORD – — George Zimmerman is not guilty in Trayvon Martin’s death.
That was the verdict just handed down by six Seminole County jurors, after 15 hours of deliberations, several weeks of testimony and evidence in George Zimmerman’s trial in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, 17.
Zimmerman, who says he fired in self-defense, had faced up to life in prison if convicted as charged. Instead, he will go free.
During the trial, jurors heard from an array of witnesses, including police, forensics experts and Zimmerman’s neighbors at the Retreat at Twin Lakes, where he shot Trayvon amid a struggle minutes after reporting the teen to police as suspicious Feb. 26, 2012.
To read this article in its entirety visit the Orlando Sentinel.