Zimmerman Free on Bail

Trayvon Martin's shooter easily covers higher bond
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 6, 2012 2:16 PM CDT
In this June 29 photo, George Zimmerman and attorney Don West appear at a bond hearing.   (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank, Pool)

(Newser) – George Zimmerman is once again a free man after posting bail. Trayvon Martin's shooter walked out of jail in Florida a day after a judge raised his bond to $1 million, reports CNN. Given that Zimmerman had more than $200,000 in his defense fund at that point, well more than the standard 10% required, it was no surprise he walked today. In fact, the defense fund has taken in another $20,000 in donations since yesterday, notes the Orlando Sentinel.

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