George Zimmerman trial delay request again denied

Published On: Jun 10 2013 09:16:47 AM EDT

Local 6 News at 6:00p

SANFORD, Fla. -

Before jury selection began Monday in the George Zimmerman case, Judge Debra S. Nelson denied a defense motion to delay the second-degree murder trial.

Zimmerman attorney Mark O’Mara argued for the delay, saying more time is needed to go over recently obtained evidence from Trayvon Martin’s phone and a report from state audio expert Alan Reich.

“We’re not fully ready,” said O’Mara, seeking a continuance of at least two weeks.

The state objected the third motion to delay the trial.

The voice recognition experts being allowed to testify at trial remains unresolved.

Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in Martin’s death. He has pleaded not guilty, claiming self-defense.

For more information on the case, visit ClickOrlando.com.

Comments

The views expressed are not those of clickorlando.com, WKMG or its affiliated companies. This is a community moderated forum (Please note the 'Flag' button). By posting your comments you agree to accept our Terms Of service
blog comments powered by Disqus