Skip to comments.George Zimmerman to Be Charged With 2nd-Degree Murder in Death of Trayvon Martin, AP Reports
Posted on 04/11/2012 2:48:09 PM PDT by OL Hickory
Special prosecutor Angela Corey has decided to bring charges against neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the killing of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida, a law enforcement official said Wednesday.
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I noticed that, too. Isn’t she just oh so charming?
She said “The person who committed this crime”???
Wow. Either Zimmerman signed a confession, she’s been misquoted or she is incompetent/crazy.
A murder charge is bs.
Where is the intent to do grievous harm?
There is a basis for an appeal right there.
We just need some law abiding citizens on that Jury for Justice to be blind.
Manslaughter is where I would have thought they would go.
This falls into “heat of moment” and any murder charge requires malice and forethought.
I don’t see it. But, I am just some back bencher.
So...we just stand back and keep our powder dry?
They have this guy on a clear cut open and shut case - and even I would have to vote for conviction:
you can’t leave garbage laying on the ground and get away with it. Other than that, no case.
My biggest concern in all this is Holder coming in later with this hate crime crap. You know it’s coming.
If they get 3-4 blacks on the jury to scream RACISTS to anyone else who votes not guilty they will make it stick.
Anything less than a guilty verdict will result in rioting. I hope they delay the trail for a few months so I get get ready and get a couple more guns.
The day of the verdict I’ll have to park my car in the gargage, to many black people, MOSTLY GOOD, to leave it outside to get vandalized.
Only way he comes out of this is a plea. I don’t see how she gets to Murder.
She is claiming they are law enforcement(true) but won’t discuss the law or the charge?
It sure was. She must have prejudiced the case with a half dozen statements. Very obvious she had the outcome in mind before she even started.
That won't happen.
The Jury will be stacked in favor of the black victim, rest assured, as there is gonna come a time where "White Rage" will become a defense against the intimidation tactics forcing Charges WAY BEYOND reason.
If ANY Aquittal miraculously occurs, you can rest assured that Zimmerman would be a "dead man walking" to the Black Panthers.
“......but wont an acquittal result in the same sort of unrest?”
The “unrest” is going to happen no matter if Zimmerman isn’t executed as the blacks want.
No, this isn’t about anything but blame. This is the typical excercise to establish a direction the Prosecuter can point the finger, and say “wasn’t me”.
In this case it won’t be the Prosecuter’s fault for not charging Zimmerman, but the fault will lie with the jurors who will find him not guilty.
Then the riots will begin, because the blacks want any excuse to do so, BUT it won’t be the Prosecuters fault. She charged Zimmerman as directed by the NBPP, the NAACP, the alphabet MSM, the Liberals, etc.
This AG was just kicking the can on down the road cause she was fearing the race crap.
I hear that they now have to get his “Stand Your ground” defense past a FL judge or this “charge” is dropped. Guess next is to see how CS the Judge is.
If this guy get persecuted this way, then we better get serious about being prepared for R2.
Just put an Edwards sticker on it. It shows you are an idiot democrat in the eyes of the hijackers.
Nor am I... but I'm pretty sure the public position of every proseccutor is that the person they charge committed the crime.
Gunpowder residue on Trayvon should prove they were in a chest to chest confrontation, shouldn’t it?
Oh yeah. They won't be happy until the guy is pushing up daisies. I'm sure the media wet their pants over this charge.
Since the original DA decided not to charge Zimmerman because there wasn't enough evidence to get a conviction, what evidence has miraculously appeared to justify a 2nd Degree Murder charge?