Skip to comments.Prosecutor to announce new information in Trayvon Martin shooting investigation in 72 hours
Posted on 04/10/2012 6:04:11 PM PDT by Cboldt
he special prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin shooting case says she will make an announcement about the case within 72 hours.
In a statement released late Tuesday, Prosecutor Angela Corey didnÃ¢t specifically say what the announcement will be.
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Means he won’t be charged.
If she was going to charge him I believe she’d say so now. Why give Mr. Zimmerman a 3 day head start?
Were just concerned that nobody knows where he is at. Nobody knows how to get to him, Crump said.
Interesting choice of words
Yup. Just in time for Colt45 and Colt .45....
Politicized TO THA MAX, omg....
It just means she has enough evidence to make a decision. It could still go either way.
If he's lawfully used deadly force in self defense, the downside to charging him is capitulation of the law to the will of the mob.
“Why give Mr. Zimmerman a 3 day head start?”
Either because he’s already gone or because she’s watching him and hoping he’ll make his case worse by running.
Doubtful. I think they will charge him because they are under orders to charge him. Obama wants riots. Can’t have riots if there isn’t a big splashy trial with a not-guilty verdict (think Rodney King).
I heard that Zimmerman has gone into hiding and is no longer being represented by his attorneys. I think that is wise. There is no way the state could guarantee his safety, even if he was in custody, and there is no way he could get a fair trial under the current political climate.
I still need someone to explain to me how the State of Florida, or the Feds for that matter, can proceed without empaneling a Grand Jury. Unles they are going to charge Zimmerman with something other than “a capital or otherwise infamous crime”, like a misdemeanor, a Grand Jury is a Fifth Amendment right.
Considering how long this “investigation” is taking I would say that they are going to make up some charges just to placate the diverse racists.
No, it doesn't.
A GJ is only required for a Federal matter. That part of the 5th Amendment hasn’t been incorporated to the States yet.
His black friend, Owens was asked if we would hear there was a struggle over the gun. He said “I think you just may be hearing about that.” I bet they did some tests on the gun.
I was under the impression that a capital crime is one that carries the death penalty, like 1st degree murder, which I don't think anyone, even the most anti-Zimmerman folks, believes will be the charge.
When you’ve got the so-called president of the United States as part of the lynch mob, some might be inclined to run.
Taking bets that he’s EXITED America and I don’t blame him. Eric Holder has allowed a mob to issue an illegal bounty on his head so he’d be nuts to be in this place that vaguely resembles America.
I agree. The safest thing for her is to charge him. White people don't take to the streets and riot. They sit at the mall or in front of their computers and bitch.
I thought GJ=first degree, where second and third degree murder was not necessary.
Goodness are you serious? “New” information is what she’d have to have to charge him because the old information didn’t even meet probably cause. The fact she is saying there is “new” information is an indication that will be the justification why she found probable cause when there was none before she came on board.
According to Wikipedia, the prosecutor will call a grand jury, if the prosecutor thinks they may have a weak case. It’s to give 12 capable citizens a chance to review the evidence to see if a case can be made to prosecute or not.
If the prosecutor chooses to not call a grand jury, it’s because the prosecutor believes the evidence is clear enough to make a decision on.
He could easily go to whatever country his mother is from or go to Mexico. Heck, I bet most people wouldn’t recognize him as it is the mug shot looking photo that has been blasted everywhere and he really doesn’t look like that now.
Did Zimmermn make a deal?
To safely hide his family.
The pot is going to boil over soon.
Wish I owned a gun and a few cartridges.
Exactly. Every person not black should be up in arms if this man is charged, because this could be YOU! Defending yourself against a black thug and you lose everything; job, kicked out of college, threatened, and probably dragged through the court system and financially ruined. Sad that NOT ONE EFFING political figure on our side has the BALLS to say something strong against this mob.
She’s a “Republican”. Extensive law experience and has tried SEVERAL HUNDRED cases, including 54 homicides. Does she have kids? That might drive her decision, unfortunately. The mob threat looms large over this case.
Martin’s fingerprints? Did Zimmerman ever say that Martin actually touched his gun?
His call to the prosecutor was an offer to answer questions.
He's not talking to his father or to the two lawyers that have been his face in the media.
Why do you think that? Sorry but when you look at Zimmerman’s website asking for money for his defense as well as everyday living expenses, his lawyer’s quitting and supposedly he’s MIA...sounds like they got word charges are coming. IMO
I think I saw somewhere here on FR that he may have contacted the prosecutor himself (may be one of the reasons his lawyers quit).
I would speculate that she is going to announce that he is voluntarily turning himself in.
From this article, I can't seem to find where the Prosecutor ever said there was "new" information.
Only the headline and the commentary on the statement makes that claim.
Perhaps I missed it. Does anyone have the statement they released?
Yep, they have no more damning evidence against Zimmerman today than they did day one.
I think they need 72 hours to prepare LE and perhaps the NG for civil unrest.
Listen folks, I want to implore each of you. Stay armed, stay frosty and don’t go anywhere alone if you can avoid it.
She'll do it first, and have him arrested, BEFORE she announces that he is being charged - if that's her conclusion.
In other words, if she announces that he's being charged, she will simultaneously announce that he is in custody.
You gotta be s****ing me.
Oh wait, hmmmm.. Maybe Zimmerman’s attorneys bailed because he will no longer need attorneys because he’s not being charged?? Hmmm?
I lost them all in a tragic boating accident.
Prediction: She knows that they can’t win a conviction. If she sends it to the Grand Jury, they will indict. Ans she knows she can’t win a conviction in a trial.
Fingerprints and/or powder burns on certain parts of the hand. IIRC, one of Zimmerman's relatives (dad or brother) said there was a struggle for the gun.
‘stay frosty’ as in ‘stay cool’??
If he was within whatever the legal boundaries are in Florida to use deadly force to protect his life, he should not be charged. This is a real human being’s life at stake (or rather, what is left of his life after the media gang raped him), and an ignorant mob must not be allowed to override law and this man’s legal right to protect himself.
Did he have the legal right to protect himself? If the answer is “yes,” then he should not be charged. Period.
The mobs and media cannot be allowed to sit as judge and jury. I do not care about his race, his political bent, or anything else to do with his personal life. It’s whether or not he acted within the law.
If he is charged, all hell may break loose — but from the OTHER side.
you have the right to the jury trial (6th amendment), but "capital crime" refers to something for which you could get the death penalty.
I think you can read her decision to not empanel a grand jury as two fold: They're not going to charge him with premeditated murder, and they want there to be a trial and don't trust a grand jury to not give him the 'Joe Horn' treatment.
If he is charged, it will be pure 100% political.
First they came for the dim libs, and I did not speak out because I was not a dim lib...
I went in on Twitter, Keyword “Sanford” and they are all blaming the Sanford Police for letting him slip away. They are livid.