Tuesday, April 10, 2012

George Zimmerman's Lawyers Quit

The special prosecutor investigating the controversial shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin has said she will release important new information "within the next 72 hours".

The announcement comes as lawyers who represented George Zimmerman, the neighbourhood watch volunteer who shot dead the unarmed black schoolboy, said they have lost contact with the 28-year-old.

Lawyer Craig Sonner said he had talked to Mr Zimmerman almost every day the last couple of months, but their firm had not heard from him since Easter Sunday.

"He's gone on his own. I'm not sure what he's doing or who he's talking to," Mr Sonner said. Read More