George Zimmerman looks ahead in Seminole circuit court on the first day of his pending murder trial Monday, (June 10) in Sanford, Florida. Potential jurors filled out questionnaires for the judge, state and defense as jury selection went underway.
Reportedly, Five hundred people have received summonses for the high-profile trial, and 100 of them reported on Monday.
Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, the parents of the late Trayvon Martin, arrived for the court date and released a short statement prior to appearing.
As we seek justice for our son Trayvon, we also seek a fair and impartial trial. We ask that the community continue to stay peaceful as we place our faith in the justice system.
Zimmerman is charged with the second-degree murder for the killing of the unarmed teenager..