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No immediate ruling on bond for Trayvon Martin shooter; judge needs to weigh evidence

FILE - This file booking photo provided by the Seminole County Sheriff's Office shows George Zimmerman. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman has a second bond hearing Friday, June 29, 2012. He was released on $150,000 bond in April, but the judge revoked the bond after prosecutors presented evidence that Zimmerman and his wife had misled the court about how much money they had. (AP Photo/Seminole County Sheriff's Office, File)
June 29, 2012 - 12:46 PM

SANFORD, Fla. - A U.S. judge is not immediately ruling on bond for the neighbourhood watch volunteer who killed unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin. That means George Zimmerman remains in jail in a case that set off national protests.

The judge on Friday did not indicate when he might make a decision.

The judge revoked Zimmerman's $150,000 bond earlier this month when prosecutors told the judge Zimmerman and his wife misled the court about how much money they had.

The 44 days between the fatal shooting and Zimmerman's arrest inspired nationwide protests over race and self-defence laws.

Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder in the 17-year-old's death.

News from © The Associated Press, 2012
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