George Zimmerman: I Have No Job, No Assets, Owe $2.5M

Man acquitted in Trayvon Martin case does have public defender to help with new stalking charges
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted May 24, 2018 8:37 AM CDT

(Newser) – George Zimmerman is back in the legal system, apparently a little poorer this time around. CNN reports public defender Blaise Trettis has been assigned to Zimmerman—the Florida man acquitted in the 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin—after Zimmerman told a Seminole County court that he has no job, is $2.5 million in debt, and has no assets to speak of. Zimmerman is facing stalking charges after he was accused of threatening a private investigator working on a Jay-Z documentary about Trayvon Martin. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Trettis has filed a not-guilty plea on Zimmerman's behalf and asked for a jury trial for his client. (Read more George Zimmerman stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.