Trayvon Martin's parents attend Zimmerman's bond hearing
theGRIO VIDEO - The hearing, before Judge Kenneth Lester Jr., could result in bail being set for Zimmerman, unless prosecutors successfully object.
The parents of Trayvon Martin face, for the first time, the man who killed their son this morning, as George Zimmerman enters a Florida courtroom to ask to be released on bond pending trial.
TheGrio: Trayvon Martin’s parents to get first glimpse of George Zimmerman
Zimmerman, 28, is charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Martin. He claimed self-defense.
The hearing, before Judge Kenneth Lester Jr., could result in bail being set for Zimmerman, unless prosecutors successfully object. Members of Zimmerman’s family are expected to testify by telephone, and besides the Martin family and their attorneys, Zimmerman’s friend Frank Taaffe, who lives in the Sanford gated community where the shooting took place February 26th, will attend the hearing.
WATCH FOOTAGE FROM THE ZIMMERMAN BAIL HEARING HERE:
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