Assault Charges Against Zimmerman Dropped…Again

What a travesty!

Black America Web

ORLANDO, Fla. — An aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman (pictured) that was opened when his ex-girlfriend said he threw a wine bottle at her has been dropped because she recanted her story and stopped cooperating with investigators, a prosecutor said Friday.

State Attorney Phil Archer said he wouldn’t file a formal charge against Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch leader who was acquitted of killing Trayvon Martin. The killing of the unarmed Black teen touched off protests across the country.

The ex-girlfriend had made it clear she didn’t want the case to proceed, and there were no other eyewitnesses to what happened earlier this month, Archer said.

“While it is clear that the officers had probable cause to arrest Mr. Zimmerman … the subsequent recantation by the victim of her initial statement … precludes my office from proceeding further,” Archer said in a statement.

Zimmerman was arrested three weeks…

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