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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Forty per cent of Americans now believe that Zimmerman shot Trayvon in self defense

The changing opinions of both the public and the key witnesses in the Trayvon Martin case confirm that the trial of the teen's killer, George Zimmerman, will be constantly evolving.

A new poll says that public opinion is shifting as 40 per cent Americans believe that the unarmed 17-year-old was killed in self defense.

That number shows a significant jump up from only 15 per cent of people siding with Zimmerman's version of events when asked in March when the attack sparked a national firestorm.

According to the Rasmussen Report released today, only 24 per cent say the fatal incident was murder, denoting a decrease since the last poll when 33 per cent believed that to be the case in March.

Regardless, Zimmerman was been charged with second degree murder and his trial will unfold in the coming months as he waived his to a speedy trial in an effort to guarantee that his legal team can be fully prepared when it does go to court.

Outside spectators are not the only ones changing their mind about the case, as a number of witnesses have recently made alterations to their statements. Read More