Zimmerman: Trayvon Martin Circled My Car

...Which he strangely did not mention while talking to dispatcher
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted May 4, 2012 2:48 PM CDT
Zimmerman: Trayvon Martin Circled My Car
George Zimmerman talks to his attorney Mark O'Mara during his bond hearing in Sanford, Florida, on April 20, 2012.   (Getty Images)

There's a new wrinkle in George Zimmerman's version of the night of Trayvon Martin's death. Zimmerman has been telling investigators that while he was on the phone with police, Martin was circling his car menacingly on foot—so menacingly that Zimmerman rolled up his window "to avoid a confrontation," a source tells the Orlando Sentinel. The source says Zimmerman isn't changing his story; he's said this in every statement to police.

But, as the paper points out, Zimmerman doesn't mention this strange behavior to the dispatcher. That's not the only inconsistency, either: According to the source, Zimmerman told police that Martin held his hand over Zimmerman's mouth—which would seemingly contradict his assertion that the cries for help heard on the 911 call were his own. "It's either one or the other, it can't be both," an attorney for Martin's family said. (More George Zimmerman stories.)

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