(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.