Trayvon's Parents Apply for Fla. Compensation Funds
Not clear how much Sybrina Fulton is seeking
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 6, 2012 1:18 PM CDT
Sybrina Fulton, left, consoles Tracy Martin after Martin spoke about their son, Trayvon Martin, at the Children's Defense Fund national conference, Wednesday, July 25, 2012, in Cincinnati.    (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

(Newser) – Trayvon Martin's mother has requested money from a state fund that helps crime victims, the AP reports. The Crimes Compensation Trust Fund helps with expenses including funerals, lost wages, medical care, and counseling, but it is not known what expenses Trayvon's family would use the money for, nor how much they are seeking. Sybrina Fulton applied for the compensation benefits for herself and her ex-husband, Tracy Martin, and the Attorney General's Office deemed her eligible in March, but no payout has been made as she has not yet completed the claims paperwork. "She has a big stack of papers at her house," says her attorney. "I'm going to encourage her to fill it out." Compensation can reach $30,000.

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awojoone1
Aug 10, 2012 8:59 PM CDT
HELL NOOO !!!! his parents are ALL ABOUT MONEY !!!! Their thug bastard son got just what he deserved A F#CKING BULLET !!!!! Now they want compensation ??? For what ??? Daddy needs a new car??? Mom needs money for her weaves and nails !!! SCREW THEM !!!! They deserve NOTHING !!! Their thug spawn got what he deserved A BULLET !!! HELLLLLL NOOOOOOOOOOO !!!!! They deserve NOTHING, NOTHING !!!!
thezenhaitian
Aug 7, 2012 4:12 AM CDT
Recessive gene white supremacists goons come out in full force to flaunt their racism on this site.
augie2
Aug 6, 2012 10:26 PM CDT
Ahhh, they won the lottery. Sickening bastards. I agree with MisterPlinkett, raise a thug and win the lotto.