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Which celebrity and cause will help George Zimmerman fight a murder charge?

by | 12th, April 2012

GEORGE Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin’s supporters will get their day in court. Zimmerman, the armed “white Hispanic” Florida Neighbourhood Watch activist who pursued “suspicious” 17-year-old black teenager Trayvon Martin in the city of Sanford and shot him dead has been charged with second degree murder.

Zimmerman says he is innocent. So do the local police, who did not investigate the killing, saying the death was in accordance with Florida’s Stand Your Ground rule. Zimmerman said Martin had attacked him first The police agreed. The police did not even test Zimmerman for drugs or drink.

Many of those protesting Trayvon Martin’s death say Zimmerman is guilty. Barack Obama said “If I had a son, he would look like Trayvon” an opinion based not on Martin’s school grades but on the teen’s skin colour .

Many more protestors say Zimmerman is guilty. Many more just want justice to be done and to be seen to be done.

Angela Corey is the special prosecutor appointed to investigate the killing. Says she:

“We did not come to this decision lightly. We have numerous homicides where immediate arrests are not made…To us it did not seem that unusual.”

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