Yearly Archives:: 2012

Trayvon Martin Case: Martin Family Lawyers Allege Police Chief And Prosecutor Overruled Affidavit

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Huffington Post | By Danielle Cadet Trayvon Martin’s family attorneys alleged that Sanford officials met hours after the teen died to discuss overruling a police detective who prepared an affidavit to arrest Zimmerman, CNN reports. In a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice, the Martin family said Sanford Police Chief Bill Lee, and State… Read more »

Affidavit says Zimmerman ‘profiled’ Martin

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To View Video Sanford, Florida (CNN) — An affidavit of probable cause in Florida’s case against George Zimmerman for the shooting death of an unarmed 17-year-old says that the neighborhood watch volunteer “profiled” the victim, Trayvon Martin, and disregarded a police dispatcher’s request that he await the arrival of police. The affidavit, which was drawn… Read more »

Sybrina Fulton Clarifies “Today Show” Statement

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Earlier today on NBC’s Today show, Trayvon Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton was quoted as saying: “I believe it was an accident, I believe that it just got out of control and he couldn’t turn the clock back. I would ask him, ‘Did he know that that was a minor, that that was a teenager and… Read more »

Trayvon Martin’s parents on charges and progress

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Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy By Ian Johnston, msnbc.com Updated at 11:14 a.m. ET:Trayvon Martin’s mother said Thursday that she believes her son’s fatal shooting by George Zimmerman was an accident and that he should apologize if he’s truly remorseful. “I believe it was an accident, I believe… Read more »