By the CNN Wire Staff
(CNN) - George Zimmerman's lawyers have vowed to file a motion asking a Florida judge for a new bond hearing for their client Monday, a day after the murder suspect returned to jail on a judge's order.
The 28-year-old Florida man accused in the death of Trayvon Martin had been free on bond for weeks until Sunday afternoon, when he turned himself in to authorities in Seminole County, Florida.
Zimmerman become a focus of intense national attention earlier this year, after he fatally shot the unarmed African-American teenager who had gone out to buy a bag of Skittles and Arizona iced tea at a 7-Eleven in Sanford, Florida.
The neighborhood watch volunteer said the February 26 shooting was in self-defense. Martin's family and civil rights activists from around the nation said that Zimmerman, who is white and Hispanic, racially profiled the 17-year-old and ignored a 911 dispatcher's request not to follow him.
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Free Zimmerman he's innocent all the evidence shows it.That boy attacked him. Justifiable homicide
Sorry I do not understand what the hell this guy is trying to say.
Sweet Lord Almighty...
Occupy is in it's death throes...
George Zimmermann is likely going to walk...
and Walker just got re-elected...
There are going to be so many angry black people in Milwaukee and Madison.
He LIED about his money/
He LIED about his parent's money
He LIED about his passport.
There will be no second bail.
It's jail then prison.
This case will never be over & then for the talking heads to say "maybe hes safer in jail" just made me man-you can tell who they're rooting for......
If I remember right it was reported on CNN that George Zimmerman was receiving support donations through the internet way before the first Bond hearing. So If I knew about it a average person you know the judge knew about it and the proscution team di too. It makes you wonder????
Bottomline they want him in jail & all this hype just fuels the fire with this case.