Skip to comments.George Zimmerman found not guilty of murder in Trayvon Martin's death
Posted on 07/13/2013 7:16:35 PM PDT by grundle
George Zimmerman is not guilty of the murder of Trayvon Martin, a Florida jury decided late Saturday.
The fact that Zimmerman fired the bullet that killed Martin was never in question, but the verdict means the six-person jury had reasonable doubt that the shooting amounted to a criminal act.
The verdict caps a case that has inflamed passions for well over a year, much of it focused on race and gun rights.
The six-person jury -- all women -- basically had three choices: to find Zimmerman guilty of second-degree murder; to find him guilty of the lesser charge of manslaughter; or to find him not guilty.
The jurors deliberated for 16½ hours total, including 13 on Saturday alone, before delivering its verdict.
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I took this out of “Miscellaneous” for you, and placed it into Crime, Florida, and Frontpage.
Thank you God!
My faith in the American justice system is restored.
The peoples still want to riot!!!
They want it so bad, they can’t stand it...
I hope and pray for peace and civility.
Now we must pray that sanity will prevail and there will be no riots or attacks on innocent people.
Twitter is going nuts! About 20 new riot messages every 30 seconds on just one channel. It’s about 6:20p in South Central Los Angeles. 10:20p in Florida.
WOW! I hoped for this but never expected it.
How long until Eric Holder files charges for “civil rights violations”?
Will Barry hold a beer summit on Martha’s Vineyard?
Live feed without talking head commentary
Time fo new Escalades this time.
does this judge have the “power” to invalidate the verdict?
or is this sham finally over?
My faith in the American jurist.
The system tried every way possible to convict this man.
But, they couldn’t force the jurors to vote the way they wanted.
The view from Chicago or Detroit later tonight should be interesting.
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