Breaking News: George Zimmerman Found Not Guilty

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The jury in the Trayvon Martin murder trial has reached a verdict. George Zimmerman has been found not guilty and is now acquitted in the death of the 17-year-old.

CNN aired the verdict live tonight and each juror declared that they found Zimmerman not guilty. The judge in the case declared that Zimmerman "no longer had any business with this court" and his GPS tracking device would be removed. Martin's parents were not in the court room while the verdict was read.

According to CNN, the six-person jury had three choices: to find Zimmerman guilty of second-degree murder; to find him guilty of the lesser charge of manslaughter; or to find him not guilty.

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