Attorney calls for resignation of Zimmerman prosecutors - Chicago News and Weather | FOX 32 News

Attorney calls for resignation of Zimmerman prosecutors

Posted: Updated:
  • 911 CallsMore>>

  • 911 calls released in Sanford shooting

    911 calls released in Sanford shooting

    Wednesday, April 11 2012 9:52 AM EDT2012-04-11 13:52:36 GMT
    Sanford Police have released the 911 calls placed on the night of a fatal shooting which took the life of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
    Sanford Police have released the 911 calls placed on the night of a fatal shooting which took the life of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
  • Exclusive InterviewMore>>

  • Robert Zimmerman interview

    Robert Zimmerman interview

    For the first time since that fateful night on February 26, the father of a neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed an unarmed teenager sat down for a television interview.
    For the first time since that fateful night on February 26, the father of a neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed an unarmed teenager sat down for a television interview.

An attorney representing a fired state attorney's office employee that was dismissed after testifying about concerns that the prosecution in the George Zimmerman trial didn't properly turn over evidence is calling for the state attorney and one of her prosecutors to resign.

Attorney Wesley White emailed a letter Tuesday to state attorney Angela Corey and Bernie de la Rionda, one of three prosecutors that unsuccessfully tried Zimmerman for second-degree murder.

In the letter, White says de la Rionda demeaned Zimmerman's rights by saying in a post-verdict interview that he lacked courage by not testifying.

White's client, Ben Kruidbos, was fired last week and accused of misconduct after the former IT director testified last month about retrieving evidence from Trayvon Martin's cellphone the defense contends wasn't disclosed.

Zimmerman's attorneys are seeking sanctions against the state.

  • Photos of Casey Anthony

  • Click here to see photos of Casey Anthony through the months.
  • Trayvon Martin Coverage

  • Click here for stories, photos and 911 calls from the Trayvon Martin case.

Follow us on Pinterest

 

FOX 35 Weather Authority

Powered by WorldNow

205 N. Michigan Avenue
Ground Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Station Operator: (312) 565-5532
Newsroom: (312)565-5533

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices