George Zimmerman Back in Jail

Trayvon Martin suspect surrenders ahead of deadline
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 3, 2012 1:06 PM CDT
George Zimmerman Back in Jail
This combo made from Feb. 27, 2012 photos shows George Zimmerman, and are among evidence released that also includes calls to police, video and other documents.   (AP Photo/State Attorney's Office)

George Zimmerman is back behind bars this afternoon after surrendering to Florida authorities after a judge revoked his bail and gave him 48 hours to turn himself in, reports the New York Times. Zimmerman lawyer Mark O'Mara announced his client's return to jail in a blog post, and says that Zimmerman's safety remains a concern—even behind bars. “We are very concerned about safety still,” O’Mara said. “There are ongoing threats and concerns and complaints."

Zimmerman turned himself in some 40 minutes before his 2:30pm deadline, and is now listed as being held without bail. The judge in the case yanked Zimmerman's bail after finding that he had access to $135,000 in a PayPal account set up to handle donations for his legal defense. (Read more George Zimmerman stories.)

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