The judge in the prosecution of George Zimmerman for the killing of Trayvon Martin has unsealed some of the records in the case.
Media outlets, including NBC News, had sued to force the release of court files in the high profile case. The case was sealed by a previous judge, but Circuit Court Judge Kenneth Lester unsealed several files on Monday.
The files are posted on the 18th Circuit Court’s website: http://www.flcourts18.org/presspublic.html.
Zimmerman, 28, is charged with second degree murder in the killing of Martin, 17, on February 26th.
He was released on bond in the early hours Monday, and is thought to be residing out of state pending trial.
Zimmerman’s arraignment has been scheduled for May 8th. Neither he nor his attorney, Mark O’Mara, is expected to attend, and O’Mara has already entered a written “not guilty” plea on Zimmerman’s behalf.
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