Legal News

Forensic Tests Results Released in George Zimmerman Case
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

According to data released from forensic tests, the only DNA identified on the hand grip of the gun used to shot Trayvon Martin belonged to George Zimmerman. The results found rule out that Martin’s DNA was on the grip of the gun. Zimmerman’s DNA was found on the holster for the gun as well. The forensic tests could not determine if Martin’s DNA was found on the gun’s holster. The report was released by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder in the case for shooting Martin back in February. Martin died of the gunshot wounds in the gated community in Sanford. Zimmerman has pled not guilty because of self-defense. The defense lawyers in the case could use the DNA reports from the gun grip and the holster in the case.

  
What
Where


According to Zimmerman, he claims that Martin was on top of him and was slamming his head to the ground. Zimmerman also said that Martin smothered his mouth and nose with his hand and arm. This is when Zimmerman pulled his gun from his holster and shot Martin in his chest once. Martin was on his way home after he purchased Skittles at a convenience store when he was shot. An interview with the store clerk was released this week as well.

“To be honest, I don’t even remember that day,” said the clerk in the interview, which took place a month after the incident.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!






 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Patent Agent with 1 year of chemistry experience

USA-CA-Palo Alto

Palo Alto office of our client seeks entry-level patent agent with 1 year of experience. The candida...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Associate Litigation Attorney

USA-VA-Leesburg

Small law firm (2-3 attorneys) in Leesburg, Virginia seeking an experienced, full time litigati...

Apply now

General Counsel

USA-MA-Boston

We are seeks candidates for the position of General Counsel. The agency’s General Counsel is r...

Apply now

Entry Level Attorney

USA-CA-Laguna Beach

Well established Customs and International Trade Law Firm is seeking to fill an entry level Associat...

Apply now

IP Litigation Attorney: 1st-3rd year

USA-CA-San Francisco

Someone with an understanding of and keen interest in patent law who isn\'t afraid to stand up in co...

Apply now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top