George Zimmerman: I Have No Job, No Assets, Owe $2.5MNewser — Jenn Gidman
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.
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