Bernie de la Rionda
Prosecutor: Martin’s Father May Have Been In Denial After Telling Detective It Wasn’t His Son Screaming On 911 Call
The lead detective in George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder case testified Monday that Trayvon Martin’s father told him that screams for help on a 911 call weren’t his son’s.
The six jurors and four alternates who will hear opening statements Monday in George Zimmerman’s murder trial are beginning their time together in a sequestered bubble: They won’t return to their homes for weeks, contact with family and friends will be limited, and Internet and phone usage is restricted.
By questioning a state investigator on the witness stand during a routine bail hearing, George Zimmerman’s defense attorney showed some of the weaknesses in prosecutors’ claims that the neighborhood watch volunteer committed second-degree murder