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Zimmerman Returns To Jail [VIDEO]

The defense team for George Zimmerman, the man charged in the killing of Trayvon Martin, says he is in police custody in Florida.

 George Zimmerman (C) is escorted by police as he returns to Seminole County Jail
George Zimmerman (C) is escorted by police as he returns to Seminole County Jail (Roberto Gonzalez/Getty Images)

Zimmerman’s legal team said in a tweet Sunday that he was in police custody, two days after a judge ordered him back to jail. Zimmerman’s bail was revoked because the judge said he and his wife lied to the court about their finances so he could obtain a lower bond.

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On Sunday afternoon, about 40 minutes before the 2:30 p.m. deadline to surrender, Zimmerman was listed as an inmate on the jail website. He was listed as being held without bail and having $500 in his jail account.

Prosecutors had said Zimmerman and his wife told the judge at a bond hearing in April that they had limited money, even though he had raised about $135,000 through a website.


(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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