George Zimmerman Ordered Back to Jail As Judge Revokes Bond
George Zimmerman is headed back to jail. The man who killed Trayvon Martin has had his bond revoked after prosecutors alleged he lied during testimony during his bond hearing. Zimmerman and his wife failed to disclose that they had raised $200,000 from supporters online and that Zimmerman had two passports.
After turning himself on charges of second-degree murder, Zimmerman was released shortly thereafter on $150,000 bond. Prosecutors, however, filed a motion today seeking to revoke the bond. Seminole County Circuit Court Judge Kenneth Lester has now ruled that the Zimmerman must turn himself back in within 48 hours.
Zimmerman and his family testified during the bond hearing that the accused murderer had little funds. In actuality, he has raised more than $200,000 from supporters online.
While Zimmerman handed over one of his U.S. passports, he failed to disclose that he also held a second passport. He was able to obtain a second passport after filing a claim that his original passport, the one he turned in, had been stolen and lost according to MSNBC.
Zimmerman's attorney Mark O'Mara tells the press that its all just an innocent misunderstanding, and that it is partially his fault for not disclosing the second passport nor the raised money.
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