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Trayvon Martin Death

George Zimmerman

Charged With Murder

4/11/2012 3:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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George Zimmerman Mug Shot
George Zimmerman
has officially been charged with 2nd Degree murder after shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in a Florida suburb back in February.

Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey made the announcement moments ago at a press conference, claiming the charge was filed today.

Zimmerman -- a community watchman -- shot and killed Trayvon on Feb. 26th in Sanford, Florida, but no arrests were made at the time. Zimmerman has consistently maintained he shot Trayvon in self-defense.

A firestorm of media attention has surrounded the case -- with many celebs like Spike Lee, Roseanne Barr and LeBron James claiming the shooting was racially motivated.

Zimmerman has already turned himself in to authorities. If convicted, he faces up to life in prison.

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1.

Kabala    

Is he related to George Glass?

904 days ago
2.

Sunset    

A wannabe cop is a very special kind of loser...

904 days ago
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Pudding Tang    

he'll be acquitted for fear of half breed rioting

904 days ago
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j    

I bet this is all to stop the riots from the racists out there who do not realize white people are a target on a daily basis. Where is the hate crime when a black person robs and kills a white person?

904 days ago
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Don    

The losers are Zimmerman and the ignorant Republican Nazis who decide to take the side of the murderer only because he killed a black kid. Justice and peace won and hate lost losers.

904 days ago
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Christy    

It's about time...now he can't put up more websites asking for money!

904 days ago
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BW    

Sure hope he gets off

904 days ago
8.

Doob    

This is shame. People can't even defend themselves. Complete BS!

904 days ago
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bubblezzz    

TMZ "why" ask for comments when you have il literate racist punks hiding behind a keyboard? Knowing good and well they wouldn't spit such venom in public around "African Americans" due to getting the azz beating of there life within inches of there life....

904 days ago
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Don    

So happy to see that all those racist republicans who were rooting for the Zimmerman only because he killed an innocent black kid get mad. The Neo Nazis and their political party the Republicans have done everything to make this case more than what it is and to rally their Klansmen but in the end they lost.

904 days ago
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FedUp!    

I really wish that black people would get this upset over the stuff that they are doing in their own communities and stop that for a change instead of letting their kids continue to act like little wanna be thugs and hoochies. Oh and BTW, I'm black

904 days ago
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buzz kill    

Why do they only show pictures Martin when he was 12-15yrs old in the pictures?

904 days ago
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buzz kill    

First

904 days ago
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obama'saracist    

i hate to say it but if you live in florida up your home insurance soon cause its gona burn baby

904 days ago
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bf    

Even NY Times posted right pictures. hate to say as fellow jew, but here Harvey you show yourself as ****** loving jew liberal all country hates.

904 days ago
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