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George Zimmerman Trial Watch - When Will the Verdict from the Jury Be In?

By Staff
Jul 13, 2013
George Zimmerman Verdict Watch

Is the George Zimmerman verdict from the jury near in the case of the killing of 17-year old Trayvon Martin in Florida?

The jury is in deliberations, so a decision could be announced as early as today.

The members of the jury have been under sequestration since the beginning of the trial.

Jury selection for Zimmerman's trial began on June 10 in Sanford, Florida.

On June 24, six jurors and four alternates listened to opening arguments and have been sequestered since.

Sequestration kept the jurors away from their homes and living in a hotel during the trial, with limited contact with their family and restricted access to their cell phones, the Internet, TV and newspapers.

Right now, six women are the jurors who will decide Zimmerman's fate and those jurors are in deliberations and their decision and their current actions are under an intense media spotlight.

Saturday update...

Jurors were back in the courtroom at 9 a.m. Saturday and ready to work.

The judge addressed them before they left the courtroom to continue their discussions.

CNN is reporting on the juror's lunch break during the noon hour (EDT) and says they are working through lunch, ordering food into the jury room.

Zimmerman, 29, is charged with second-degree murder, but the jury will also be allowed to consider manslaughter in the case.

When a verdict is reached - officials will give a one hour notice before it will be read in court.

 


 

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