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ZIMMERMAN IS IN CUSTODY & CHARGED WITH MURDER 2--FINALLY!

#Justice4Trayvon 629 BLOCKT CONS 2012/04/11 22:34:08
Thank you Jesus this murderer is finally sitting behind bars for killing Trayvon Martin.

CNN) -- George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who says he was acting in self-defense when he fatally shot an unarmed teenager in Sanford, Florida, has been charged with second-degree murder, special prosecutor Angela Corey announced Wednesday.

Zimmerman was arrested on a warrant and was in the custody of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, his new attorney, Mark O'Mara, told CNN legal analyst Mark NeJame.

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The charges were announced in Jacksonville by Corey, who has said her job was "to find out the full truth" about the February 26 incident in Sanford.

What do you think about the decision to charge Zimmerman?

For weeks, Trayvon Martin's parents have demanded an arrest in their 17-year-old son's shooting death. His mother, Sybrina Fulton, said earlier Wednesday, "I know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that justice will be served."

Zimmerman's claim of self-defense failed to quell an uproar about the decision by Sanford police not to initially charge him and about Florida's "stand your ground" law, which allows the use of deadly force by anyone who feels a reasonable threat of death or serious injury.

Trayvon Martin case has a tough, controversial prosecutor

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  • Ferηαηdo 夢 2012/04/11 22:50:43
    Ferηαηdo 夢
    +8
    It's about damn time! This should have happened sooner but I hope Trayvon's family will get the justice and closure they deserve.

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  • santa6642 2012/04/12 03:35:27
    santa6642
    What a Farce.
  • #Justic... santa6642 2012/04/12 14:44:44
    #Justice4Trayvon 629 BLOCKT CONS
    Still spewing your non-intelligence I see. I guess you were never taught that even a fool can be thought to be intelligent if they keep their mouth SHUT!
  • MO.gal 2012/04/12 02:50:03
    MO.gal
    +3
    It's way past time this murderer was charged. My thoughts and prayers are with Trayvon's family.
  • Nam Era Vet #1 DNA TLC 2012/04/12 02:32:56
    Nam Era Vet #1 DNA TLC
    +2
    Let the courts decide it now and get all the side show out of town.
  • Vision of Verve 2012/04/12 02:27:14
  • Sir Bud. 2012/04/12 01:16:16 (edited)
    Sir Bud.
    +3
    First steps towards Justice-either way.Great news.
    scales of Justice
  • Sean McDonald 2012/04/12 00:03:26
    Sean McDonald
    +2
    I hope this son of bitch goes to jail and not walk free like those scumbags OJ and casey anthony
  • #Justic... Sean Mc... 2012/04/12 00:22:49
    #Justice4Trayvon 629 BLOCKT CONS
    +3
    I know how you feel Sean.
  • BARRY0619 Sean Mc... 2012/04/14 13:39:20
    BARRY0619
    Hmmm without his day in court? Ever heard of innocent until proven guilty?
  • Lulu's Mom 2012/04/11 23:57:44
    Lulu's Mom
    +6
    It's good to know that our voices still count. If it weren't for the pressure that was put on them, that SOB would have gone free!
  • #Justic... Lulu's Mom 2012/04/12 00:26:32
    #Justice4Trayvon 629 BLOCKT CONS
    +4
    I was part of the crowd conversing among the black community who were incensed that nothing was happening to bring justice to this boy or his family. When ABC News finally broke the story I was so happy to see people of conscience rise up to seek justice also. We've got a lot to be thankful for thus far. It's wonderful to know that OUR voices can still be heard.
  • Ryan #Justic... 2012/04/20 16:08:27
    Ryan
    So when are you going to protest for Daniel Adkins?

    A mentally disabled unarmed "White Hispanic" shot by a Black man who claimed self defense and was not arrested.

    Why no media uproar for this case? The only network I've even seen report it was Fox News.

    http://nation.foxnews.com/dan...
  • MO.gal Lulu's Mom 2012/04/12 02:51:58
    MO.gal
    +4
    I agree with you!
  • Lulu's Mom MO.gal 2012/04/12 15:12:53
    Lulu's Mom
    +2
    Thanks MO.
  • seattleman 2012/04/11 23:25:21
    seattleman
    +6
    I'd like to thank every single person around the entire world who spoke up in protest over this case. Without you, this would not have happened. THANK YOU!! justice served
  • Link 2012/04/11 23:23:10
    Link
    +5
    Awesome...
  • The Wrong Guy 2012/04/11 22:51:14
  • #Justic... The Wro... 2012/04/11 23:48:52
    #Justice4Trayvon 629 BLOCKT CONS
    +5
    Ignorance knows no bounds. Especially among the SH CONS!
  • Lulu's Mom #Justic... 2012/04/12 00:26:31
    Lulu's Mom
    +3
    You can say that again!
  • Ferηαηdo 夢 2012/04/11 22:50:43
    Ferηαηdo 夢
    +8
    It's about damn time! This should have happened sooner but I hope Trayvon's family will get the justice and closure they deserve.
  • Ryan Ferηαηdo 夢 2012/04/12 03:19:51
    Ryan
    When should it have happened?

    They just finished the main investigation.

    The Prosecutors waited until they had enough evidence to believe they could win to charge him.

    Is that a bad thing?
  • #Justic... Ryan 2012/04/12 14:55:16
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    +2
    The main investigation? The Florida "State's Attorney" decided not to charge Zimmerman after one of the detectives on the case recommended he be charged.

    It took people power & the power of the press (after they decided to make it national news) that got a Special Prosecutor assigned to the case. Zimmerman was basically given carte blance to kill again after his initial release.
  • Ryan #Justic... 2012/04/12 16:42:21
    Ryan
    He never decide not to charge Zimmerman.

    He said there wasn't enough evidence yet. He told the police to work the investigation and then bring him the results of all the evidence.

    This is hardly surprising, it's the exact same thing the Special Prosecutor did when she took over the case.

    Maybe you missed the part in the press conference where the Prosecutor praised the police and original prosecutor for the I believe her words were enormous amount of work they did before she got involved.
  • jgh57 2012/04/11 22:47:39
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    +2
    I'm glad that he will finally get a fair trial in the courts and not the press.
  • DiViews2014 2012/04/11 22:46:15
    DiViews2014
    +5
    Yes, I am glad he will have to give an account for the untimely death of Trayvon Martin.
  • Chieki 2012/04/11 22:41:11
  • CAROLYN NTARWNJBS 2012/04/11 22:39:07
    CAROLYN NTARWNJBS
    +7
    Now let the trial begin!
  • Lulu's Mom CAROLYN... 2012/04/11 23:58:54
    Lulu's Mom
    +4
    I hope it's televised.
  • CAROLYN... Lulu's Mom 2012/04/12 00:02:53
    CAROLYN NTARWNJBS
    +5
    I agree and I will be watching.
  • #Justic... Lulu's Mom 2012/04/12 00:27:33
    #Justice4Trayvon 629 BLOCKT CONS
    +3
    Me too.
  • flrdsgns CAROLYN... 2012/04/12 00:24:57
    flrdsgns
    +3
    I would like to see them just turn him loose in the prison yard and see what some of the inmates do to him. Televised of course. We could place bets!!! :)
  • CAROLYN... flrdsgns 2012/04/12 00:28:29
    CAROLYN NTARWNJBS
    +4
    You're right,it wouldn't be pretty.
  • Lulu's Mom flrdsgns 2012/04/12 00:30:07
    Lulu's Mom
    +4
    You are sooooo bad.........I LOVE IT!
  • #Justic... flrdsgns 2012/04/12 02:10:59
    #Justice4Trayvon 629 BLOCKT CONS
    +3
    Kind of like a modern day version of the Roman Gladiators LOL!
  • ☥☽✪☾DAW... #Justic... 2012/04/12 03:04:21
    ☥☽✪☾DAW ☽✪☾
    i would so pay money to see them take all the violent criminals in america and throw in the kkk and black panthers and other terrorist nut jobs in an Arena throw in swords say whoever is last man standing goes free
    and let them kill each other
  • ☥☽✪☾DAW ☽✪☾ 2012/04/11 22:37:47
  • EliteAmongOutcasts 2012/04/11 22:36:00
  • #Justic... EliteAm... 2012/04/11 23:47:16
    #Justice4Trayvon 629 BLOCKT CONS
    +3
    Thanks for letting us know that you support the murder of an unarmed black teenager.
  • EliteAm... #Justic... 2012/04/11 23:50:17
  • #Justic... EliteAm... 2012/04/12 00:30:20
    #Justice4Trayvon 629 BLOCKT CONS
    +2
    I've been listening to your IGNORANT statements since I first brought this case to light on SH. NOT ONCE have you said anything decent about Trayvon but have bent over backwards to make Zimmerman look like he's some wonderful guy when the world knows he is NOT.

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