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Prosecutor to announce new information in Trayvon Martin shooting investigation in 72 hours
Washington Post ^ | April 10, 2012 | AP

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 didn̢۪t specifically say what the announcement will be.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: blackkk; florida; georgezimmerman; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
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I have no useful speculation at this point. She might simply announce a timetable, or she might deliver the conclusion of her investigation.
1 posted on 04/10/2012 6:04:22 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Cboldt

Means he won’t be charged.


2 posted on 04/10/2012 6:06:12 PM PDT by dewawi
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To: dewawi
"Within 72 hours" means by Friday night. If she decides to do the right thing and leave him alone, it will be a hot weekend.
3 posted on 04/10/2012 6:08:20 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Cboldt

If she was going to charge him I believe she’d say so now. Why give Mr. Zimmerman a 3 day head start?


4 posted on 04/10/2012 6:08:52 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Cboldt
Ben Crump, an attorney for Martin’s family, said they are worried that Zimmerman might flee if he is charged.

“We’re just concerned that nobody knows where he is at. Nobody knows how to get to him,” Crump said.

Interesting choice of words

5 posted on 04/10/2012 6:09:58 PM PDT by digger48
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To: hinckley buzzard

Yup. Just in time for Colt45 and Colt .45....


6 posted on 04/10/2012 6:11:21 PM PDT by donozark (We're ALL Greeks now...and possibly, quite soon, Portugese.)
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To: Cboldt

Politicized TO THA MAX, omg....


7 posted on 04/10/2012 6:12:11 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Cboldt
If, as I have seen reported, Zimmerman is a dim lib then there is no downside to this affair. Rejoice and be glad.

8 posted on 04/10/2012 6:13:52 PM PDT by I see my hands (It's time to.. KICK OUT THE JAMS, MOTHER FREEPERS!)
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To: dewawi

Not necessarily.

It just means she has enough evidence to make a decision. It could still go either way.


9 posted on 04/10/2012 6:14:15 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: I see my hands
-- If, as I have seen reported, Zimmerman is a dim lib then there is no downside to this affair. --

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.

11 posted on 04/10/2012 6:15:47 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Lurker

“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.


12 posted on 04/10/2012 6:16:56 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: dewawi

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.


13 posted on 04/10/2012 6:17:04 PM PDT by Ronin (Sarah.... We really need you now!)
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To: gaijin

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.


14 posted on 04/10/2012 6:17:43 PM PDT by cumbo78
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To: Cboldt

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.


15 posted on 04/10/2012 6:19:28 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: dewawi
Means he won’t be charged.

No, it doesn't.

16 posted on 04/10/2012 6:19:45 PM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: cumbo78

A GJ is only required for a Federal matter. That part of the 5th Amendment hasn’t been incorporated to the States yet.


17 posted on 04/10/2012 6:20:19 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Cboldt

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.


18 posted on 04/10/2012 6:21:36 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather ("We Need To Teach The Establishment a Lesson" - Newt Gingrich)
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To: cumbo78
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.

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.

19 posted on 04/10/2012 6:21:44 PM PDT by Aunt Polgara
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Pure speculation. Maybe she has toxicology results on Martin. I haven't found her release yet, but the media reports that it says "new information."
20 posted on 04/10/2012 6:25:03 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Brilliant

When you’ve got the so-called president of the United States as part of the lynch mob, some might be inclined to run.


21 posted on 04/10/2012 6:26:17 PM PDT by varmintman
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To: Brilliant

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.


22 posted on 04/10/2012 6:26:41 PM PDT by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: Jack Hydrazine
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.

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.

23 posted on 04/10/2012 6:26:50 PM PDT by WesternPacific (Deafness has its Advantages)
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To: Lurker

I thought GJ=first degree, where second and third degree murder was not necessary.


24 posted on 04/10/2012 6:28:17 PM PDT by nerdwithagun (I'd rather go gun to gun then knife to knife.)
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To: dewawi

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.


25 posted on 04/10/2012 6:28:44 PM PDT by snarkytart (http://www.freerepubli224%2C1)
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To: cumbo78

No.

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.


26 posted on 04/10/2012 6:29:33 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs

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.


27 posted on 04/10/2012 6:30:04 PM PDT by RummyChick (It's a Satan Sandwich with Satan Fries on the side - perfect for Obama 666)
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To: Cboldt

Did Zimmermn make a deal?


28 posted on 04/10/2012 6:30:43 PM PDT by GOPJ (Hoodies - because you can't kill a security camera for snitchin' - - freeper tacticalogic)
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To: Lurker

To safely hide his family.


29 posted on 04/10/2012 6:32:43 PM PDT by Randy Larsen (I hate Rinos and Romney is one of the worse Rinos ever!)
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To: Cboldt
If he were going to be charged, she would already have done it.

The pot is going to boil over soon.

Wish I owned a gun and a few cartridges.

30 posted on 04/10/2012 6:33:23 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Over half of U.S. murders are of black people, and 90% of them are committed by other black people.)
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To: WesternPacific

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.


31 posted on 04/10/2012 6:33:53 PM PDT by snarkytart (http://www.freerepubli224%2C1)
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To: Cboldt

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.


32 posted on 04/10/2012 6:34:21 PM PDT by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: Cboldt

Martin’s fingerprints? Did Zimmerman ever say that Martin actually touched his gun?


33 posted on 04/10/2012 6:35:07 PM PDT by Ken H (Austerity is the irresistible force. Entitlements are the immovable object.)
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-- Did Zimmermn make a deal? --

No.

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.

34 posted on 04/10/2012 6:36:02 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

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


35 posted on 04/10/2012 6:37:18 PM PDT by snarkytart (http://www.freerepubli224%2C1)
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To: GOPJ
That was my thought.

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.

36 posted on 04/10/2012 6:38:20 PM PDT by 2111USMC (Not a hard man to track. Leaves dead men wherever he goes.)
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To: snarkytart
The fact she is saying there is “new” information...

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?

37 posted on 04/10/2012 6:39:18 PM PDT by digger48
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To: dewawi

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.


38 posted on 04/10/2012 6:39:27 PM PDT by Molon Labbie (A Bounty on Zimmerman, Can Be A Bounty On ANYONE. No NBPP Mob Justice!)
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-- If he were going to be charged, she would already have done 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.

39 posted on 04/10/2012 6:39:53 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Love you brother, but as long as you've been around here - you HAVEN'T GOTTEN YOURSELF A GUN?

You gotta be s****ing me.

40 posted on 04/10/2012 6:40:06 PM PDT by AAABEST (Et lux in tenebris lucet: et tenebrae eam non comprehenderunt)
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To: Cboldt

Oh wait, hmmmm.. Maybe Zimmerman’s attorneys bailed because he will no longer need attorneys because he’s not being charged?? Hmmm?


41 posted on 04/10/2012 6:41:05 PM PDT by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: AAABEST
Know.

I lost them all in a tragic boating accident.

42 posted on 04/10/2012 6:41:40 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Over half of U.S. murders are of black people, and 90% of them are committed by other black people.)
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To: Cboldt

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.


43 posted on 04/10/2012 6:41:58 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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-- Martin's fingerprints? Did Zimmerman ever say that Martin actually touched his gun? --

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.

44 posted on 04/10/2012 6:42:28 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Molon Labbie

‘stay frosty’ as in ‘stay cool’??


45 posted on 04/10/2012 6:42:54 PM PDT by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: Cboldt

Perfect post.

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.

Best Regards,

SC


46 posted on 04/10/2012 6:43:31 PM PDT by SouthernClaire
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To: cumbo78
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.

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.

47 posted on 04/10/2012 6:43:43 PM PDT by Gunslingr3
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To: Cboldt

If he is charged, it will be pure 100% political.


48 posted on 04/10/2012 6:43:43 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: I see my hands

First they came for the dim libs, and I did not speak out because I was not a dim lib...


49 posted on 04/10/2012 6:44:29 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs

I went in on Twitter, Keyword “Sanford” and they are all blaming the Sanford Police for letting him slip away. They are livid.


50 posted on 04/10/2012 6:44:36 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather ("We Need To Teach The Establishment a Lesson" - Newt Gingrich)
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