Zimmerman Makes Disparaging Comments About Mexicans On Old MySpace Page

CBS Tampa

MIAMI (AP) — On an old, long-unused MySpace page, Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman made some disparaging comments about Mexicans and also referred triumphantly to his escape from 2005 legal troubles stemming from his confrontation with law enforcement officers.

The 2005-dated page, confirmed as authentic Wednesday by Zimmerman’s attorney Mark O’Mara, also mentions a 7-year-old domestic violence incident between Zimmerman and a former girlfriend, and the page includes several photos.

Zimmerman, 28, is charged with second-degree murder in the Feb. 26 shooting of the 17-year-old Martin in the central Florida city of Sanford. The case has sparked racial tensions around the country because Martin, who was unarmed, was black, while Zimmerman has a white father and Hispanic mother. Martin’s family and supporters claim he was a victim of racial profiling

Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer in the community where Martin was shot, has claimed Martin attacked him and that he…

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