Defense To Make Its Final Case In Zimmerman Trial

Lawyers for George Zimmerman get their turn Friday morning to convince a jury  of six women that the neighborhood watch volunteer shot and killed Trayvon  Martin in self defense.

A Florida prosecutor closed out Thursday’s court proceedings attempting to  paint Zimmerman as an angry vigilante who “tracked” Martin through a gated  community and provoked the confrontation that claimed the teenager’s life.

“A teenager is dead,” said prosecutor Bernie de la Rionda in his closing  argument. “He’s dead not just because the man made those assumptions, but  because he acted on those assumptions and unfortunately, because his assumptions  were wrong, Trayvon Benjamin Martin no longer walks on this Earth.”

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