Audio Experts Differ on Trayvon Martin 911 Call
One report thinks teen is screaming, but another is inconclusive
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted May 14, 2013 12:59 PM CDT
This file booking photo provided by the Seminole County Sheriff's Office shows George Zimmerman.   (AP Photo/Seminole County Sheriff's Office, File)

(Newser) – Don't expect the George Zimmerman trial to hinge on a 911 recording that includes screams for help along with the gunshot that killed Trayvon Martin. Two separate analyses of the call's audio have been completed, and they disagree with each other, reports the Orlando Sentinel. One analyst thinks it's Trayvon shouting for help, but the other team says it's impossible to say definitively. Some of the screams are a near match for Trayvon, they write, while at least two sound like Zimmerman. A judge has yet to determine whether any of the experts' testimony will be admissible in court. You can hear for yourself at the Sentinel, which has a clip.

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Ivan_the_Gypsy
May 15, 2013 12:58 AM CDT
No matter what the circumstances were, Zimmerman killed a ghetto rat and he's dead. Probably one or more in the future won't die because the juvenile criminal is dead. The trial will be a circus because the outcome is already decided in hopes that the lawless ghetto rats of Sanford and Orlando won't riot and destroy their own ghettos and other neighborhood where civilized people live.
reallybig
May 14, 2013 6:13 PM CDT
TRUTH BE TOLD ..... A message to all the racists demanding Zimmerman is guilty without a trial !!!! Malcolm X quote said it best; .. " I'm for truth, no matter who tells it." Malcolm X quote said it best; .. " I'm for JUSTICE, no mater 'who' it's for, or against." Malcolm X quote said it best; .. " I don't call it violence when it's in self defense, I call it intelligence." THE TRUTH .... Using the Malcolm X quotes as examples; (1) .. The "truth" is only what Zimmerman knows .. (and any other version of it by anyone else, is a lie) (2) .. JUSTICE should be blind when the "truth" from Zimmerman tells it .. and .. (who blacks declare guilty, because he's non-black, and really don't know what happened) .. and only have anger, that Zimmerman killed a black man. (3) ..And violence (the Martin killing) in self defense .. according to Malcolm X .. was done with intelligence. My opinion? .. the racists ignore the 'truth' .. and want their type of 'justice' .. a lynching of Zimmerman, for a self-defense killing, of a black man .. who according to Malcolm X, had acted intelligently. My opinion? .. to bad Malcolm X won't be on the jury, to find Zimmerman innocent. ------------ REALLY
Cat-Lover
May 14, 2013 4:31 PM CDT
I don't care who was screaming. Didn't we learn for sure last week that kids should avoid an adult in a car who gets out to talk/follow? Since the kid wasn't doing anything except walking home and some possible pervert was stalking him, red flags should have gone up. Add to that, the adult was told to stand down but didn't. Zimmerman did everything possible to be in the wrong and, unfortunately, the wrong person died. Now we have a chance to rectify that.