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What to know about Zimmerman trial

Published On: Jun 10 2013 10:18:09 AM PDT   Updated On: Jul 15 2013 09:19:59 AM PDT

George Zimmerman has been found not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Get up to speed on the key events and issues that have led to this point.

George Zimmerman June mugshot
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State attorneys investigated the case, and the FBI and Justice Department also launched an investigation. Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder on April 11, 2012. He turned himself in to police and was released 12 days later on $150,000 bond.  During the bond hearing, Zimmerman apologized to the family of Trayvon Martin for the loss of their son. He has pleaded not guilty to the murder charge.

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