A law officer close to the investigation of the Trayvon Martin shooting said Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey will charge neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman Wednesday afternoon, according to The Washington Post.
The official did not indicate what charge Zimmerman will face for shooting and killing Martin on February 26th.
An announcement of the charge would come a day after Zimmerman’s lawyers, Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig, withdrew themselves from the case.
NBC News reports that Corey will file criminal charges against Zimmerman would be filed with an announcement at 6 PM. The Miami Heraldreported that Corey will make a decision on any charges by Friday.
Update: The Associated Press confirms that Corey will have a press conference at 6PM to bring criminal charges on George Zimmerman.
Update 2: The Miami Herald reports that one charged with be filed by Corey.
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