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George Zimmerman gets new judge in fatal Trayvon Martin shooting

New evidence still leaves questions about Trayvon Martin shooting
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(CBS/AP) ORLANDO, Fla. - A new judge was named Thursday in the George Zimmerman murder trial, a day after an appeals court ruled that Judge Kenneth Lester had to be removed from the case, CBS affiliate WKMG reports.

Pictures: George Zimmerman crime scene photos

Criminal Administrative Judge Debra Nelson will now preside over the second-degree murder case.

According to the Orlando Sentinel, the 58-year-old Nelson has a reputation for handin down tough sentences.

Zimmerman is charged with murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, who was shot and killed while walking through a gated Sanford community in February.

Zimmerman remains free on bail. He's pleaded not guilty.

Complete coverage of the George Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin case on Crimesider

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