Zimmerman Reportedly to Be Charged

[Content Note: Violence; racism.]

There has been a report from "a senior law enforcement source" that George Zimmerman, the man who killed Trayvon Martin, would be charged sometime today. The special prosecutor's office is not confirming that report, and says that charges have not yet been filed.

There's no report on with what Zimmerman might be charged, if charges are indeed filed today.

I'll update as information becomes available.

Update 1: The office of the special prosecutor confirms there will be a news conference on the Trayvon Martin case today at 6:00pm ET.

Update 2: The AP is reporting that a source inside the investigation tells them Zimmerman will be charged with second-degree murder and is currently in custody. This has not been confirmed by the special prosecutor.

I really hope this report is true, because now if the charges are anything less, there's going to be some real outrage, and justifiably so.

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