- The Washington Times - Thursday, June 27, 2013

Dozens of embarrassing posts were deleted Tuesday night from a Twitter account belonging to Rachel Jeantel, who has been described as a star witness in the George Zimmerman murder trial, The Smoking Gun reported.

The 19-year-old Jeantel took the stand Thursday to testify about a phone call she had with Trayvon Martin immediately before the teenager was killed by Mr. Zimmerman in February 2012.

According to The Smoking Gun’s report, 14 tweets and 13 linked photos were deleted from the witness’ account Wednesday afternoon, including references to drinking and a link to a sexually suggestive set of photos. Another deleted tweet, from Sunday, read “Court nails” and linked to a photo of fingernails with fresh orange polish. Several images of assorted liquor bottles were also deleted.

On Wednesday night, the report states that an additional 43 tweets were deleted.

The teenager also made references to Mr. Martin’s death, referred to acquaintances as [“expletive”] and [“racial expletive,”] and wrote about having “[expletive] lawyers on my [expletive],” the report said.

A series of Feb. 24 tweets was among those scrubbed. “Party time let get high,” read the first post, followed by, “Omg everybody high” and “Lol we going to hell for smoke on Sunday I need some more drink.”

“I hope I dnt hit no one tonight lord plz watch my driving,” was deleted and a consecutive tweet from the next day, reading “Just got home thank u lord good night,” was also scrubbed.

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