It was God's plan: murder-accused

GEORGE Zimmerman, the neighbourhood watch volunteer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in a case that reignited racial tensions in America, has described the incident as "God's plan".

Mr Zimmerman is charged with murder after shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida, in February. He admits killing Trayvon but says he fired in self-defence.

Fox News broadcast an interview with the 28 year-old this week in which he was asked if he regretted leaving his vehicle on the evening in question or regretted carrying a gun.

"No Sir, I feel that it was all God's plan," he said.

Mr Zimmerman once again apologised to Trayvon's parents and said he prayed for them every day.

 

Read more at Brisbane Times



Why this businessman is disgusted by rate debate

premium_icon Why this businessman is disgusted by rate debate

"We pay eight times more than what Ballina pays".

Accused priest denies child sex claims at trial

premium_icon Accused priest denies child sex claims at trial

Catholic priest is accused of abusing two boys in the 1980s

Fed-up dairy farmer predicts demise of Aussie milk

premium_icon Fed-up dairy farmer predicts demise of Aussie milk

"It won't be long before there are milk shortages"

Local Partners