Sunday, June 3, 2012

George Zimmerman Back In Jail After 'Court Lie'

George Zimmerman, the neighbourhood watch volunteer charged with murdering unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, has returned to jail in Florida.

A judge on Friday revoked Zimmerman's bail and ordered him to return to prison after he ruled that the accused had lied to court about his financial circumstances.

Prosecutors argued Zimmerman had misled the court about having no money, despite tens of thousands of dollars sitting in online fundraising accounts, in order to obtain a lower bond.

Zimmerman, 28, turned himself in on Sunday afternoon shortly before a 48-hour deadline to surrender expired. Read More