SANFORD, Fla. — Prosecutors in George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial told Judge Debra Nelson on Wednesday that the state could rest its case by day’s end.
Nelson said she was prepared to stay late in order for the state to finish. There is no court on Thursday for the Fourth of July. The trial will resume on Friday.
In the meantime, a DNA expert said Wednesday tests of Zimmerman’s gun revealed the neighborhood watch volunteer’s DNA on the firearm’s grip — but not Trayvon Martin’s.
Florida Department of Law Enforcement DNA expert Anthony Gorgone testified that none of Zimmerman’s DNA was found underneath Martin’s fingernails.
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