Skip to comments.Trayvon's killer said to make self-incriminating statements
Posted on 05/24/2012 5:14:57 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman made statements to police that help establish his guilt in the second-degree murder case against him for killing unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, prosecutors said in a court filing on Thursday.
The claim came in a motion by prosecutors to keep some of Zimmerman's statements under seal pending his trial in a case that triggered civil rights protests across the United States, while sparking widespread debate over guns, self-defense laws and U.S. race relations.
"Defendant (Zimmerman) has provided law enforcement with numerous statements, some of which are contradictory, and are inconsistent with the physical evidence and statements of witnesses," the prosecutors said in their court filing.
They said the statements by Zimmerman were admissible in court and "in conjunction with other statements and evidence help to establish defendant's guilt in this case."
The court filing offered no details about the statements Zimmerman made to police or other law enforcement officials. It said Florida's public records law had no provision requiring "the disclosure of a confession" of a defendant....
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That’s not much of a colour reversal for Zimmerman, who is actually part hispanic and part black.
suppose he hated blacks. can he still defend himself?
If he( Zim) didn’t do the good deed he probably would be dead.
Who cares. The colors weren’t reversed. They never are. That dumb kid on the left of your picture may be a total dumbass but he doesn’t have the same hate-filled killer attitude like these blame-whitey-for-everything people.
That headline has to be one of the most biased I’ve seen in a long time, and that’s saying something.
This just seems really, really stupid. Would any judge refuse to unseal evidence sealed by the prosecution requested by the defense? I mean, WTF?
I’m betting it is far from detrimental to Zimmerman. I’m going with consistent to existing physical evidence.
If it weren't for the timing I'd say Reichstag, though this could be a catalyst.
We've seen some of the statements of witnesses and their changing stories. It would be impossible not to contradict them.
“...can he still defend himself?”
Could a Jew kill a Nazi in self defense in the Third Reich?
The AG of the US has declared open season on whites.
Will Malik Shabazz be prosecuted for threatening to kill white people?
No, no, and no.
No “just us” for crackers.
Well there used to be these things called “trials”, where the evidence was presented.
IOW, the statements don't exist and this is just more media crapola trying to try George Zimmerman before he gets into court.
A POS headline from a POS news outlet.
So how did investigators overlook such obvious pieces of evidence the first time?
ZIMMERMAN IS GOING DOWN! He will die in prison stabbed by a black inmate who will emit the soulful cry "THIS IS FOR TRAYVON!"
GZ has admitted to killing TM. He is “Trayvon’s killer”.
The question is whether he murdered him.
If they had said “Trayvon’s murderer”, that would have been biased.
Look at the links you posted - in the second filing, the defense concurred with the prosecution's motion to keep this stuff sealed. It's not fear, it's pretty standard practice in a high-profile case like this: Zimmerman's statements are likely to be (among) the most important pieces of evidence in the case, and so, regardless of what he said, neither the prosecution nor the defense want everything out in the public before the case gets to trial (if it ever gets there).
We can only hope she gets the same treatment at her disbarment hearing.
Harry “Breaker” Morant: