Outrage After George Zimmerman Retweets Photo of Trayvon Martin's Dead Body

Outrage After George Zimmerman Retweets Photo of Trayvon Martin's Dead Body

George Zimmerman retweeted a photo of Trayvon Martin's dead body and outrage followed.

Published September 28, 2015

We've been over George Zimmerman, but somehow he continues to make news — this time around for making a disgusting and insensitive move on Twitter.

Zimmerman retweeted a photo of Trayvon Martin's dead body and outrage followed over the weekend, with some calling for the man who shot and killed the teen to be removed from the social media platform for good.

| AND ANOTHER ONE: GEORGE ZIMMERMAN'S LEGAL TROUBLES |

On Friday Sept. 25, an account named Super Star Destroyer tweeted, "Z-Man is a one-man army," and a photo of Trayvon's dead body. Zimmerman then retweeted the status, which was later removed from his profile.

A jury acquitted Zimmerman of second-degree murder in 2012 for killing Martin. But he has not seen the end of his legal troubles since then. He has been arrested several times for domestic violence, aggravated assault and stopped for speeding. 

Zimmerman was back in court as the victim this time, after he said a man named Matthew Apperson tried to shoot and kill him in September 2014. Apperson is charged with attempted second-degree murder, aggravated assault for the alleged attack and the case will go to trial. 


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Written by Natelege Whaley

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