Timeline: Trayvon Martin case

A look at the key events in the Trayvon Martin case. Compiled from staff and wire reports.

Zimmerman charged with second-degree murder

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April 11, 2012

Zimmerman charged with second-degree murder

Special prosecutor Angela Corey announces that Zimmerman has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. Zimmerman’s new attorney, Mark O’Mara, says his client will plead not guilty and asks people not to jump to conclusions about his client’s guilt.

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