No federal charges for Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin death

George Zimmerman to Face No Federal Charges

USA Today reports that the Justice Department didn't find enough evidence to charge him for the death of Trayvon Martin

by #teamEBONY, February 25, 2015


The Justice Department said Tuesday its independent investigation found "insufficient evidence" to charge George Zimmerman with federal civil rights violations in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.

Attorney General Eric Holder said the evidence did not meet the "high standard for a federal hate crime prosecution," but the decision should not end efforts to explore racial tensions in the justice system. The decision closes the federal investigation.

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