George Zimmerman’s attorneys report that they’re off his case, saying they’ve lost contact with him. Zimmerman has set up a fundraising website to help pay his living expenses and attorneys’ fees. Yesterday, the special prosecutor in the case, Angela Corey, announced that she would not present the case of Trayvon Martin’s fatal shooting by Zimmerman to a grand jury. Instead, she will decide whether or not to prosecute. This decision effectively removes first-degree murder as a possible charge, since only a grand jury can make that finding under Florida law. Apparently, Zimmerman has been in contact with the special prosecutor–against his (former?) lawyers’ advice.
Read more about Zimmerman’s website here.