Trayvon Martin case won't go to grand jury
Prosecutor Angela Corey will not take the Martin case to grand jury.
On Monday, special prosecutor Angela Corey said she will not be taking the Trayvon Martin shooting death before a grand jury.
Trayvon Martin was killed on Feb. 26 by George Zimmerman wearing a hoodie and holding a bag of Skittles and a can of iced tea.
Last month, after Norm Wolfinger recused himself from the Martin case, Corey took over.
"From the moment she was assigned, Ms. Corey noted she may not need a grand jury," said a statement from Corey's office.
Trayvon Martin was killed on Feb. 26 by George Zimmerman in a gated community. Zimmerman, a neighborhood watchman, claimed self-defense, and Florida's self-defense law gives a lot of liberty to use deadly force in the "face of danger."
The case has led to protests across the nation and has opened up a debate about race and self-defense laws.
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