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George Zimmerman Lawyers: 'Withdrawing As Counsel; Lost Contact With Him' [View all]

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Source: Reuters

'He has not returned phone calls or emails since Sunday.'

Speaking on fundraising website now: 'We learned that he called Sean Hannity directly.'

'We heard today that George contacted the prosecutors office directly. We were a bit astonished...'


Attorneys for Martin shooter Zimmerman withdraw from case

By Tom Brown
Tue Apr 10, 2012 5:03pm EDT

SANFORD, Florida (Reuters) - The lawyers representing George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin but has not been arrested, on Tuesday said they have withdrawn from the case after losing contact with Zimmerman.

Attorneys Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig said they were concerned that Zimmerman had telephoned the special prosecutor probing the case directly, set up a legal defense fund website and may have spoken with Fox Television commentator Sean Hannity, all without their knowledge.

"We have lost contact with him," attorney Craig Sonner said at a press conference outside the Seminole County Courthouse.


George Zimmerman’s Attorneys Withdraw From Case

(CBS4)
ORLANDO, Fla. (CBSMiami) – George Zimmerman’s lawyers met the press on Tuesday and said they are withdrawing as his defense council because of lack of communication from their client.

Developing…


Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSBRE8391D820120410?irpc=932

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