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Autopsy Results Show Trayvon Martin Had Injuries To His Knuckles
wftv.com/news ^ | May 15, 2012 | WFTV

Posted on 05/15/2012 3:12:31 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather

SANFORD, Fla. —

WFTV has confirmed that autopsy results show 17-year-old Trayvon Martin had injuries to his knuckles when he died.

The information could support George Zimmerman's claim that Martin beat him up before Zimmerman shot and killed him.

The autopsy results come as Zimmerman's attorney, Mark O’Mara continues to go over other evidence in the case.

O’Mara wouldn't comment on the autopsy evidence, but WFTV legal analyst Bill Sheaffer said it's better for the defense than it is for the prosecution.

WFTV has learned that the medical examiner found two injuries on Martin’s body: The fatal gunshot wound and broken skin on his knuckles.

When you compare Trayvon’s non-fatal injury with Zimmerman's bloody head wounds, the autopsy evidence is better for the defense, Sheaffer said.

“It goes along with Zimmerman's story that he acted in self-defense, because he was getting beaten up by Trayvon Martin,” Sheaffer said.

The injury to Martin’s knuckle also fits with Zimmerman's story that before he shot and killed Martin, Martin had broken his nose and knocked him to the ground, slamming his head on the sidewalk.

(Excerpt) Read more at wftv.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: autopsy; blackcrime; blackkk; florida; georgezimmerman; knuckles; results; sourcetitlenoturl; tayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
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Shock of shocks again.
1 posted on 05/15/2012 3:12:41 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Well this story will quietly go away...


2 posted on 05/15/2012 3:15:04 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Obviously GZ was headbutting Trayvons hands.


3 posted on 05/15/2012 3:15:33 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Some day our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: sheikdetailfeather

And per medical report, Zimmerman had a broken nose, swollen face, and black eyes.


4 posted on 05/15/2012 3:16:31 PM PDT by KansasGirl
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Zimmerman pounded Trayvon’s knuckles with his nose.


5 posted on 05/15/2012 3:16:46 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

The racist interpretation is to suggest that Martin was beating George up. The correct interpretation is to say that George was the aggressor - he used his nose to repeatedly strike and injure Martin’s delicate and easily-bruised knuckles.


6 posted on 05/15/2012 3:19:52 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

This is critical.

ABC is also reporting that Zimmerman was treated by doctor for broken nose, two black eyes, lacerations to back of head, injuries to upper lip and cheek, etc.

It’s all over.


7 posted on 05/15/2012 3:20:36 PM PDT by MindBender26 (America can survive 4 years of Romney. She cannot survive another 4 years of an unfettered Obama!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

That is a classic!!!

Good thing I didn’t have a drink anywhere near my computer!


8 posted on 05/15/2012 3:21:06 PM PDT by davandbar
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To: Last Dakotan

“Well this story will quietly go away...”

I have seen fewer and fewer articles about this as more information comes out - it all started falling apart when the police video showed the injuries to Zimmerman’s head (despite the best efforts of the media to obscure the footage).


9 posted on 05/15/2012 3:21:20 PM PDT by VikingMom (I may not know what the future holds but I know who holds the future!)
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To: Last Dakotan

The story was destined to go away when Zimmerman’s court appearance was televised and America saw he really wasn’t very white.


10 posted on 05/15/2012 3:21:20 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Last Dakotan

Dragging one’s knuckles down that long concrete sidewalk would cause knuckl;e damage. Such damage would be especially apparent if the lil’ “knuckle dragger” had gotten up that morning and pared his knuckles.

Without his usual callosities, the sidewalk could have done the damage.

Brother! Does You believe!


11 posted on 05/15/2012 3:22:19 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

That fiend Zimmerman damaged po’ lil’ Trayvon’s knuckles with that rock-hard face of his! < /sarc >


12 posted on 05/15/2012 3:22:29 PM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: Last Dakotan

“Well this story will quietly go away”

Not a chance. Almost white Zimmerman had the audacity to shoot one of Obama’s peeps just because he was getting his head beat in. The race huslers are on the scene at full bay. Holder’s Dept. of Racist Justice is even now preparing a civil rights violation case against Zimmerman. The FBI is preparing hate crime charges. Crumb is readying the massive civil suit. Zimmerman has to pay and pay big. You think Obama’s peeps care about anything as silly as evidence?


13 posted on 05/15/2012 3:23:21 PM PDT by MtBaldy (If Obama is the answer, it must have been a really stupid question)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

I don’t care - he was an unarmed boy. /s

However, that will STILL be the attitude of many people, and probably the prosecutor. Heck, even on FR I read posts where Zimmerman shouldn’t have shot the punk as he was unarmed.


14 posted on 05/15/2012 3:24:04 PM PDT by 21twelve
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To: MindBender26
It’s all over.

Dream on. If the State of Florida doesn't railroad Zimmerman, Eric Holder's goons will prosecute him on civil rights charges.

I was reading last night how Zimmerman's dad is on the lam. Really? Since when do family members become "legitimate" targets of the lynch mob?

How is it that for the first time in my life I actually am afraid of a race war in this country? Hope and change my ass.

15 posted on 05/15/2012 3:25:10 PM PDT by Lysandru
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To: MindBender26

Oh well, still a hate crime. Zimmerman was thinking racist thoughts while Martin was beating him to a pulp. If Zimmerman wasn’t a racist, he would have taken his beating like a man. He would have known that he was deserving and refrained from fighting back. He certainly wouldn’t have shot one of Holder’s people who looked as Obama’s son would look if he existed.


16 posted on 05/15/2012 3:26:45 PM PDT by KansasGirl
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To: 21twelve

WHERE is the Just-Us Dept on the Black Panthers
“WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE” on George Zimmerman????? It’s ILLEGAL as HELL, but NOTHING will happen to the Black Panthers becauee they are BLACK!!! It is DISGUSTING!!


17 posted on 05/15/2012 3:28:55 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: MtBaldy
The FBI is preparing hate crime charges. Crumb is readying the massive civil suit. Zimmerman has to pay and pay big. You think Obama’s peeps care about anything as silly as evidence?

This case could end up discrediting the entire justice system of the United States if Mr. Zimmerman's defense is competent. It will make a fools those who prosecute it.

Of course, a very sizable percentage of our population are fools themselves, and therefore represent a rich vein of votes.

All because some politicians are afraid of violence.

18 posted on 05/15/2012 3:29:07 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: skeeter

..................The story was destined to go away when Zimmerman’s court appearance was televised and America saw he really wasn’t very white...................

The story was destined to go away when the MSM actually showed TM and his gold grills, instead of the 12 year old playing with GI Joe.


19 posted on 05/15/2012 3:30:24 PM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Not possible!

ABC already reported last month, that there were no such marks......


20 posted on 05/15/2012 3:33:14 PM PDT by G Larry (Criminals thrive on the indulgence of society's understanding)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
I've been expecting this report. I said when this first happened that Travon's knuckles would show whether he was hitting Zimmerman or not.

It won't matter to the Feds. They'll charge Zimmerman with a hate crime against knuckles.

21 posted on 05/15/2012 3:34:27 PM PDT by FReepaholic (Stupidity is not a crime, so you're free to go.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
"17-year-old Trayvon Martin had injuries to his knuckles when he died. "

Maybe the injuries came from dragging them on the ground?

22 posted on 05/15/2012 3:35:56 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Steely Tom
Justice department is part of obama's political machine. They want race issues to escalate. Breitbart mentioned this as a political tool for election, the reason Sharpton was hired by left media...to help sound the dog whistle
23 posted on 05/15/2012 3:36:15 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: MindBender26

Damn right it’s over, especially if this doc took X-rays, shows them time stamped, and testifies to all that in court. And where does this lead? That GZ will be a very rich man with the lawsuits that could start flying against NBC, MSNBC, The NY Times, Obama, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, Spike Lee, Roseanne Barr for defamation. But you know what? I don’t think he will sue. Why? Because he’s too nice a guy. Matter of fact I will bet on it he does not sue. That’s the kind of guy these liberal pukes tried to get killed. A nice guy who used his free time to try to help people unlike these fools who put his and his parents life in danger.


24 posted on 05/15/2012 3:36:35 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Some day our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Damned democrats! Shooting trayvon was not enough, he had to damage his knuckles as well.


25 posted on 05/15/2012 3:38:10 PM PDT by AmusedBystander (The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next)
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To: Steely Tom

The way Zimmermans attorney conducted himself at the earlier hearing, I’d say he’s more than competent.

Short of a full railroad job, Zimmerman gets off.


26 posted on 05/15/2012 3:39:13 PM PDT by GeorgiaDawg32 (This tagline for rent. Contact GeorgiaDawg32 for pricing and excellent financing options.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

This trial (both trials,actually) will come down to jury selection.Both prosecutors will want an OJ jury...the defense will want a jury with a collective IQ of 100 or higher.


27 posted on 05/15/2012 3:41:13 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Julia: another casualty of the "War on Poverty")
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

“Short of a full railroad job, Zimmerman gets off.”

Anything can happen. I think it was F. Lee Bailey who said that he told his clients not to think that the outcome was determined by guilt or innocence. Sad commentary.


28 posted on 05/15/2012 3:41:35 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: FReepaholic

Remember the widely quoted undertaker who announced Martin had no injuries. Of course the only area that gets bruised during a beating like that is the knuckle.


29 posted on 05/15/2012 3:42:44 PM PDT by freedomrings69
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Damn right it’s over, especially if this doc took X-rays, shows them time stamped, and testifies to all that in court.

I hadn't thought of that.

The prosecution can play it like OJ's defense team did. Attack the ME, attack the police, attack the police forensic work, lab work, all that. Find out where some x-ray techician used the 'n-word' back in high school.

Only problem is that'll have the county prosecutor attacking other county/municipal employees. I don't see how that can work out as anything but a CF. Then again the whole thing is a massive CF already.

Also, if the local prosecutor screws it up badly enough, maybe Eric Holder will find something else to do with his time. Or maybe Darrell Issa will give him something else to do with his time. Or maybe he'll just run out of time.

30 posted on 05/15/2012 3:46:38 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Those Skittles bags are tougher to open than they look.

31 posted on 05/15/2012 3:49:10 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Couple this with Zimmerman’s injuries.


32 posted on 05/15/2012 3:49:19 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: kristinn; sheikdetailfeather

PING.


33 posted on 05/15/2012 3:50:14 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Snickering Hound
Those Skittles bags are tougher to open than they look.

Yeah, and those racist White Hispanic types always try to attack those sensitive areas around the knuckles first.

34 posted on 05/15/2012 3:51:13 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

I keep thinking of Casey Anthony’s stupid jury...


35 posted on 05/15/2012 3:52:47 PM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: Lysandru
How is it that for the first time in my life I actually am afraid of a race war in this country? Hope and change my ass.

Many have opined it is long overdue.

Possibly look at it this way. The combatants on the urban side will be the hate filled ones causing all the trouble. Once they are neutralized, progress with the remaining occupants may be possible, as they are not the ones looking to kill whitey.

36 posted on 05/15/2012 3:53:36 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: onyx; sheikdetailfeather
What? You mean the funeral director lied whe he said there no wounds on Trayvon's hands?
37 posted on 05/15/2012 3:54:01 PM PDT by kristinn (Dump the Chump in 2012)
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To: Paladin2

He hit his knuckles on the concrete when he fell after being shot. Yeah, right.


38 posted on 05/15/2012 3:54:40 PM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." Peter Griffin - FAMILY GUY)
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To: VikingMom
"I have seen fewer and fewer articles about this as more information comes out - it all started falling apart when the police video showed the injuries to Zimmerman’s head (despite the best efforts of the media to obscure the footage)."

Reminds me of the "Beer Summit" incident. Obama mouthed off "the Police acted stupidly" and then all the cries of how racist the cop was. Then the Cops background came out (ehich showed just the opposite) and how neighbors had called the police because they thought the guy trying to get in was a burglar.

Then we had a "Beer Summit" because it blew up in Obama's Face!

Bottom line the "FACTS" got in the way of the Liberal "meme" in both cases.

39 posted on 05/15/2012 3:55:34 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: VikingMom
"I have seen fewer and fewer articles about this as more information comes out - it all started falling apart when the police video showed the injuries to Zimmerman’s head (despite the best efforts of the media to obscure the footage)."

Reminds me of the "Beer Summit" incident. Obama mouthed off "the Police acted stupidly" and then all the cries of how racist the cop was. Then the Cops background came out (which showed just the opposite) and how neighbors had called the police because they thought the guy trying to get in was a burglar.

Then we had a "Beer Summit" because it blew up in Obama's Face!

Bottom line the "FACTS" got in the way of the Liberal "meme" in both cases.

40 posted on 05/15/2012 3:55:54 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Terry Mross

He beat himself up just like Jim Carrey in “Liar Liar”


41 posted on 05/15/2012 3:56:51 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: sheikdetailfeather

LOL! That stupid idiot at the funeral home was on TV at least twice to tell the world that he looked at Martin’s hands and there were no injuries to them. Ignorant liar.


42 posted on 05/15/2012 3:57:29 PM PDT by Clara Lou
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Other people have been beaten severely by Blacks in ‘sympathy’ with this.

WHAT DOES THIS SAY ABOUT THE LOT OF THEM? MEDIA, SUPPORTERS, FAMILY, 0BAMA, HOLDER....

ALL OF THEM.

don’t answer that.


43 posted on 05/15/2012 3:57:33 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Well I think that Our “Well if I had a son he would look like Trayvon” President needs to apologize on National TV


44 posted on 05/15/2012 3:58:51 PM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
So much for the funeral director saying he didn't see any marks on Trayvon Martin's hands. Just another lying sack of $hit trying to stir up trouble.

Funeral Director

45 posted on 05/15/2012 3:59:12 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: kristinn

Lie he did. And I think it was all for 15 minutes of fame.


46 posted on 05/15/2012 3:59:49 PM PDT by Clara Lou
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To: maggief; Cboldt; little jeremiah; 2ndDivisionVet

Wanted to make sure you all saw this....Seems the undertaker lied. Mmmmm Mmmmm Mmmmm Guess he didn’t think to look at his hands.


47 posted on 05/15/2012 3:59:51 PM PDT by hoosiermama
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To: MtBaldy

Nor does the lynch Zimmerman mob on this forum.


48 posted on 05/15/2012 4:00:12 PM PDT by sport
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To: Steely Tom
Either way our first gay President really screwed up taking sides on this. When the evidence comes out, he is going to be exposed for the Al Sharpton like racist he is. Of ALL the people GZ should sue, I hope he sues our first gay President most of all for using his office as if he were issuing a fatwa against Zimmerman.


49 posted on 05/15/2012 4:00:26 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Some day our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: sheikdetailfeather; Joe Brower

Let’s see if the Miami media reports THIS.


50 posted on 05/15/2012 4:02:20 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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