Florida’s State Attorney Angela Corey has bowed to the pressure of an angry vigilante mob and slapped a Second Degree Murder charge on George Zimmerman despite a lack of evidence.
Zimmerman has apparently been taken into custody, where he will surely not be murdered by fellow inmates because the media has ginned up so much hate against him over the past month.
“It is the search for justice for Trayvon that has brought us to this moment,” state attorney Corey said.
And here I thought justice was for everyone involved. Guess it’s for whomever has the best PR team.
Corey said both of Martin’s parents, Sybryna Fulton and Tracy Martin, have been notified of the charges and arrest of Zimmerman. Corey said Zimmerman was in custody in Florida and that the charge carries no bond initially.
Multiple reports said that Zimmerman is being held in Orange County.
Under Florida law, second degree murder is the unlawful killing of a person when perpetrated by any act imminently dangerous to another and evincing a depraved mind, regardless of human life, although without any premeditated design to effect the death of any particular individual. The maximum sentence for the crime is life in prison.
Corey said the decision to charge Zimmerman was made last week. She said Seminole County officials have worked with her office to set up the courts for coming hearings.
“Set up the courts.” Interestingly honest assessment. I’m sure they’re all set up now.