EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSGeorge Zimmerman Juror Says He 'Got Away With Murder'
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Reported by: Heath Harrison
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Also Contributing: ABC News
Reported: Jul. 25, 2013 8:37 PM EDT
Updated: Jul. 25, 2013 11:17 PM EDT
The only minority on the all-female jury that voted to acquit George Zimmerman said today that Zimmerman "got away with murder" for killing Trayvon Martin and feels she owes an apology Martin's parents, ABC News reported.
"You can't put the man in jail even though in our hearts we felt he was guilty," said the woman who was identified only as Juror B29 during the trial. "But we had to grab our hearts and put it aside and look at the evidence."
She said the jury was following Florida law and the evidence, she said, did not prove murder.
The court had sealed the jurors' identities during the trial and still hasn't lifted the order, but Juror B29 edged out of the shadows in an exclusive interview with "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts. She allowed her face to be shown, but -- concerned for her safety -- used only a first name of Maddy.
More of the interview can be seen Thursday on "Nightline" at 12:35 a.m. on WCHS and on Friday on "Good Morning America" at 7 a.m.
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