Zimmerman Defense Requests Trial Delay in Trayvon Martin Case

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SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A judge in the case of a former neighborhood watch leader accused of shooting Florida teenager Trayvon Martin has denied a defense request to delay the trial.

George Zimmerman’s attorneys presented a motion Tuesday asking Judge Debra Nelson to push the trial from mid-June back to November. They say the prosecutor has been slow in turning over needed evidence. The state attorney denied the accusation.

Here is the latest on the Zimmerman/Martin case from our CBS station in Miami.

Trayvon Martin case

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