George Zimmerman acquitted in death of Trayvon Martin

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Updated: 7/13/2013 10:37 pm

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Jurors -- after two days of deliberations and a revisited glance at a potential manslaughter charge -- finally delivered a verdict late Saturday in the murder trial of George Zimmerman; Not guilty.

The six-member, all-woman jury deliberated for more than 15 hours over two days before reaching their decision Saturday night.

They had been given the chance to convict Zimmerman of manslaughter, but did not do so, despite asking for a clarification of the charge earlier Saturday evening.

After hearing the verdict, Judge Debra Nelson told Zimmerman he was free to go.

Jurors heard two different portraits of Zimmerman during the trial, and had to decide whether he was a wannabe cop who took the law into his own hands -- or a well-meaning neighborhood watch volunteer who shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in self-defense, because he feared for his life.

In the end, prosecutors apparently did not prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the shooting was not self-defense, as Zimmerman claimed.

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Liberty Seeker - 7/14/2013 12:17 AM
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Now the special prosecutors, who ordered the abduction and imprisonment of the innocent man, can forfeit their jobs and then go through similar circumstances themselves. I wonder how long the corrupt prosecutors would last, in the same place they imprisoned Zimmerman. If they do not repent from their corrupt ways, and make Zimmerman whole, they will experience the karma of their actions at least 10 fold in their afterlife. Government officials should be very careful when accusing innocent people, because the people are getting sick of being pushed around by corrupt agencies.
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