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Prosecution finishes rebuttal in Zimmerman trial

3 years 9 months 2 weeks ago July 12, 2013 Jul 12, 2013 Friday, July 12 2013 July 12, 2013 11:45 AM in News
Source: Associated Press

SANFORD, Fla. - A prosecutor in George Zimmerman's murder trial has ended his rebuttal, saying the neighborhood watch volunteer told a series of lies in his statements about shooting Trayvon Martin.

Prosecutor John Guy argued that Zimmerman repeatedly lied about the shooting of the unarmed 17-year-old Martin.

His rebuttal came after defense attorney Mark O'Mara said prosecutors had failed to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Zimmerman committed second-degree murder.

Jurors are taking a lunch break, and when they return Judge Debra Nelson will read them jury instructions.

The six jurors will then begin deliberations.

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