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George Zimmerman Not Guilty In Death Of Trayvon Martin

Max Schwartz |
July 13, 2013 | 11:06 p.m. PDT

Staff Reporter

Coverage of the George Zimmerman trial. (kendall coffey/Creative Commons)
Coverage of the George Zimmerman trial. (kendall coffey/Creative Commons)
George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch captain in was found not guilty on Saturday night of killing unarmed Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Flordia. 

Zimmerman, a man whose mother is Afro-Peruvian, was orginally charged with second degree muder in the death of the 17-year-old African American teenager. The jury, however, was told that they could consider manslaughter, a charge that brings a shorter punnishment. Nevertheless, the jury found Zimmerman not guilty of either charge.

The six person, all-female, jury deliberated for 16.5 hours before reaching the verdict, CNN reported


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