Autopsy: Evidence of marijuana in Martin's blood

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Posted: May 17, 2012 4:58 PM
Updated: May 17, 2012 4:58 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Autopsy, Evidence, marijuana, Trayvon, Martin, blood, Zimmerman, shooting, neighborhood, watch, Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. - Trayvon Martin's autopsy shows evidence of marijuana in his urine and blood.

The autopsy was among a large amount of evidence released by prosecutors on Thursday as part of the second-degree murder case against the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot him in February.

Other documents include a photograph that shows suspect George Zimmerman with a bloody nose. Zimmerman has claimed self-defense and said he only fired because the unarmed teenager attacked him. He has pleaded not guilty.

A police report says Martin had $40.15, Skittles candy, a red lighter, headphones and a photo pin in his pocket. He had been shot once in the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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