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Trayvon Martin killer arrives at jail; turned himself in on 2nd-degree murder charge
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) ' The man charged with second-degree murder in Trayvon Martin's death has arrived at a Florida jail after turning himself in.
George Zimmerman reached the jail in Sanford on Wednesday night, hours after a special prosecutor announced the charge against him. He's expected to make his first court appearance on Thursday.
Television cameras showed black SUVs pulling into a loading area, but the suspect himself wasn't visible.
Zimmerman's Attorney Mark O'Mara says that his client will plead not guilty and asks that people not jump to conclusions about whether he's guilty.
ZImmerman has acknowedged shooting Martin but says it was in self-defense after the two got into a fight on Feb. 26.