George Zimmerman Trial: Judge sets June 10 as tentative trial date in Trayvon Martin case
Judge Debra S. Nelson set the trial date during a court hearing on Wednesday morning. But Zimmerman's attorney said there are still several unresolved pretrial matters to complete. Another status hearing is set for December 10.
Zimmerman, 29, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 17-year-old Martin on Feb. 26. Zimmerman has claimed he acted in self-defense and is pleading not guilty.
Attorneys in the case said they estimate the trial will last three weeks. A hearing is also set for October 19 so the judge can hear arguments on several new motions, including the defense asking for more time to interview state witnesses.
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