Trayvon Martin Shooter George Zimmerman Misled Court, Has 48 Hours to Surrender

The judge in George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial revoked his bond and ordered him to surrender within 48 hours because he misled the court about his finances. Zimmerman’s wife testified during his original bond hearing that the Zimmermans had limited funds, and failed to disclose that more than $200,000 had been donated to Zimmerman through a website. Prosecutors argued that the Zimmermans conspired to lie about money. Zimmerman also failed to disclose the fact that he had a second passport, which he did not surrender to the court.

— Alex Brown


Read the prosecution’s motion to revoke Zimmerman’s bond here and the transcript of the original bond hearing here.