Meet Shellie Zimmerman she will talked publicly for the first time during her husband George Zimmerman’s trial. He is being charged with second degree murder of Trayton Martin
The tragic death of 17 year-old Trayton Martin, the young son of Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin who was fatally on February 26th. by Shellie Zimmerman’s husband George. He was charged with second degree murder, at his trial, Zimmerman took the stand and for the first time and he apologized to Trayton’s parents, this is the first time they have been together in the same room.
“I am sorry for the loss of your son. I did not know how old he was. I thought he was a little bit younger than I am. I did not know if he was armed or not,”
Also for the first time testifying was George Zimmerman’s wife Shellie Zimmerman over the phone, who said that she has not been with her husband since he is been in hiding, Shellie added that she has received hate mail and fears for her life. When she was asked is she believed her husband was a threat due to his 2005 legal entanglements linked to separate assault incidents involving a police officer and Zimmerman’s former fiancée Veronica Zuazo, she said he was not a violent person. The judge Kenneth Lester set bail at $150,000.
“I have not been with my husband since he has been in hiding, “No, I do not, there’s no concern whatsoever”.
“Yes, he has informed me of those charges,”
“Did he tell you it was just an misunderstanding or an accident?” the prosecutor asked Shellie Zimmerman. (about the 2005 violence assaults).
“No, he didn’t say it was an accident,” Zimmerman’s wife replied.
“So, he admitted that he had struck a police officer when the police officer told him to abide by his commands?” De La Rionda pressed.
“The police officer did not identify himself,” Shellie Zimmerman insisted.
“You would agree that shows prior violence on the part of Mr. Zimmerman, your husband?” De La Rionda wondered.
“No, I don’t,” Shellie Zimmerman answered.
“He’s not a violent person, nor is he a threat to the community. He is absolutely not a violent person,”
A little bio on 25 year-old Shellie Zimmerman, she is certified cosmetologist, now a nursing student Shellie will graduate from Nursing school in four weeks, She has been married to Zimmerman for five years.
Shellie Zimmerman’s pics below (click to enlarge)
Listen to Shellie Zimmerman’s testimony in the video below.
***UPDATE*** Shellie Zimmerman was arrested after had lied to the judge about their finances, when they said they had no money to pay for George’s bond. She is currently in jail.
Photo credit: The Daily Caller.