Zimmerman's Wife Guilty of Perjury

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George Zimmerman may have been found not guilty in the Trayvon Martin case, but his wife isn't finding herself as fortunate.

According to Fox News Latino, Shellie Zimmerman has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor perjury charge linked to a bail hearing following her husband's arrest in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Martin.

Shellie had been charged with a felony perjury charge after she lied about the couple's assets.

She was facing up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine under the felony charge, but the charge was later lowered to a misdemeanor.

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