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Breaking News Headlines: George Zimmerman Found Not Guilty in Trayvon Martin Murder Trial: Stars React

July 14, 2013

The verdict is in for the Trayvon Martin murder trial and George Zimmerman has been aquited of all charges in the case stemming from the high profile death of the teenager. The legal decision by a Florida jury stunned many stars, who had made the African-American youth's killing a cause celeb. And the verdict sent celebrities like Russel Simmons, Miley Cyrus and Rihanna to social media to vent and commiserate. George Zimmerman is a free man. But, he may also need to go into hiding. After being found not guilty Saturday night in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman attorney Mark O'Mara said that people who think Zimmerman killed Trayvon for racial reasons could react violently. George Zimmerman emerged from a Florida courthouse a free man, cleared of all charges in the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Defense attorney Mark O'Mara suggested Zimmerman's safety would be an ongoing concern. He says a fringe element of society still wants revenge for Martin's killing.