Trayvon Martin Special Prosecutor Presser

The press conference will begin shortly. The latest report, still unconfirmed by the special prosecutor's office, is that Zimmerman is in custody and will be charged with second-degree murder.

Via TP's Ian, Florida defines second-degree murder as "[t]he unlawful killing of a human being, when perpetrated by any act imminently dangerous to another and evincing a depraved mind regardless of human life, although without any premeditated design to effect the death of any particular individual." It carries a maximum penalty of life in prison.

As I said in the most recent update to my earlier post, I desperately hope these reports are accurate, because if lesser charges are announced at the presser, things could get ugly.

UPDATE 1: The live feed of the press conference will be viewable in the embedded video below.

UPDATE 2: Confirmed: Zimmerman's in custody and has been charged with second-degree murder.

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