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George Zimmerman Says This Photo Of Him Was Taken The Night He Killed Trayvon Martin

by David Badash on December 3, 2012

in News

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George Zimmerman, the man who will stand trial in June 2013 for the killing of Trayvon Martin, says this photo of him, with a bloody nose, was taken the night of the murder.

The image shows what appears to be a bruised, swollen, and bloody nose, and a scratch on his forehead.

The image was published on his new website, George Zimmerman Legal Case, operated by the George Zimmerman Legal Defense Fund:

This is a photo of George Zimmerman taken by a police officer on the night of February 26, 2012. A black and white photocopy of this image was provided by the State in the first Discovery. This high-resolution digital file was finally provided to the defense on October 29, 2012. This image was disclosed in the State’s 9th Supplemental Discovery.  In accordance with the updates to our media policy that we published on November 13, we will be making all public documents related to the case available on our website, including the rest of the State’s 9th Supplemental Discoveryas soon as we are sure it has been properly redacted according to the Court’s stipulations on protecting information regarding specific witnesses.

Zimmerman has claimed Trayvon Martin had attacked him and tried to grab his gun.

Zimmerman is claiming self defense in the murder of Trayvon Martin, the seventeen year old whom Zimmerman killed February 26, 2012, in Florida, and he is using that state’s “Stand Your Ground” law to support his defense. Florida’s Stand Your Ground law was either drafted by ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, or, as they claim, used as a model for similar laws in other states, which ALEC drafted and/or promoted.

 

Related:

An American Mourning: A Remembrance of Emmett Till, Rodney King And Trayvon Martin

Breaking: Judge Revokes George Zimmerman Bail — Must Go To Jail

Congress Moves To Repeal NRA’s “Stand Your Ground” Laws Across The Nation

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