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Florida / Martin Murder Case #1047116

CNN Evening News for Saturday, May 25, 2013
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(Studio: Joe Johns) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: David Mattingly) New details in the case of the murder of Florida teen Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman reviewed; details given about the material taken from Martin’s cell phone, including a text message discussion of drug use and pictures of a gun; photos shown; text message quoted. [Zimmerman’s attorney Mark O’MARA†- says Martin is used to fighting and has used drugs.] [Martin family attorney Benjamin CRUMP†- says it’s a stereotypical mindset that caused Zimmerman to get out of the car and chase Trayvon.]

(Studio: Joe Johns) Live in-studio discussion held with attorney Holly Hughes† about this case. [HUGHES – says the defense is trying to show that Zimmerman may not have been the aggressor; describes how Chandler evidence works in the courtroom; says prior bad acts are not admissible.]

Johns, Joe;
Mattingly, David

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