Trayvon Martin Debate - Orlando, FL
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#398 Apr 27, 2012
#399 Apr 27, 2012
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SANFORD, Fla.-- Calling it an "oversight," George Zimmerman's attorney said Friday the neighborhood watch volunteer did not disclose that a website had raised more than $200,000 for his defense, even though his family told the judge they would have trouble coming up with his bond.
"Quite honestly, with everything he is going through over the past few weeks, if that is the only oversight committed, then we'll deal with it," said Zimmerman's attorney, Mark O'Mara.
O'Mara claimed the family was not trying to be deceptive, but Florida Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester said he wanted to know more about the money. O'Mara doesn't think the judge will change Zimmerman's bond in light of the new information.
Zimmerman was released from jail earlier this week, and has gone into hiding ever since over concerns about his safety. He is accused of second-degree murder for the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager.
Zimmerman wasn't charged for more than six weeks, setting off nationwide protests. He claims self-defense.
Zimmerman's father is white and his mother is from Peru.
An attorney for Martin's family said the teenager's parents were "offended" Zimmerman did not tell the judge about the money.
"This is a bombshell that was dropped," Benjamin Crump said.
O'Mara said he learned about the money this week, after Zimmerman's release. The family used $5,000 from the website as well as a second mortgage on their home to bail out Zimmerman, O'Mara said. Zimmerman has also used some of the money for living expenses.
The website has been taken down, but O'Mara said the defense is starting two others.
Also Friday, Lester refused the prosecution's request to issue a gag order on those involved in the murder trial. He said he would not stop Zimmerman's attorneys from talking to the media.
"This case is the most significant media event in the country, maybe in the world. We can't be absolutely mute about these matters," O'Mara said.
#400 May 28, 2012
Look who is posting from IDaho falls again. How are you going to get out of this one poe ?? This was the same date yopu started your own thread from Idaho falls.
#401 May 28, 2012
So does Idaho inf/poe read post 31 page 1 and see where poe15 ISP address is
#402 Jul 6, 2012
I believe George could of explained himself better to not get into the confrontation in the first place.But once it was on Travon was the aggresor and was on top.George discharged the weapon in self defense.
#403 Jul 7, 2012
#404 Jul 11, 2012
It is evident that Zimmerman has aggression and racial issues. He is just an ignorant tiny fat man...
#405 Apr 13, 2013
I still blame the parents. The dad didn't even know where Trayvon was the next day. I would have been looking all night if my kid wasn't home by 9:30pm at the latest.
Since: Nov 08
#406 Apr 13, 2013
Have you seen Zimmermans shocking weight gain.
#408 Apr 14, 2013
no i havent but no limit n----- no more?i say the thug got what he asked for!!!
#411 Jun 29, 2013
Somewhere in the neighborhood of 110 lbs and he was already obese and unhealthy according to the testimony of the P.A. who saw him the following day. He was not injured enough to seek treatment the night of the murder. It was a mistake to not be seen as he could be accused of faking some of the injuries whereas if he were seen right after the incident, the injuries would seem more credible.
Did the PA say that he also had constipation? How embarrassing to air his dirty laundry in court.
His BMI was around 32 at the time of his arrest. If you do the math, his BMI now would be in the 48 range. He allegedly was too scared to go outside and just sat indoors, eating like a bear in hibernation.
#412 Jul 2, 2013
He listed his height as 5' 8" and his prey as 5' 11"
He was either 204 or 240 pounds to his prey's weight of 158.
He is not going to lose 110 lbs overnight and he was obese according to his BMI
when checked by the nurse practitioner. I guess those band-aids added a lot of weight.
There's only one screaming for attention person truly supporting George at this point.
It must be his mama posting or some family member or wife.
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