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Topic - Rachel Jeantel
Florida's star witness in the George Zimmerman trial, Rachel Jeantel, said on Wednesday that she believes her deceased friend Trayvon Martin threw the first punch that ultimately lead to his death.
Zimmerman prosecutor Bernie de la Rionda invoked Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech in his closing arguments, arguing that star witness Rachel Jeantel should be taken seriously, regardless of her "unsophisticated" testimony, National Review Online first reported.
A teenage girl who was called to testify in the prosecution of George Zimmerman for second-degree murder was caught in a curious predicament Thursday after it became evident she couldn't read from the very letter she claimed to have written to the mother of her friend Trayvon Martin.
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.
Ms. Jeantel, 19, said in a whisper with her head down: "Some but not all.
In court, Rachel Jeantel was trying to read from what she said was a letter she sent to Martin's mother describing the last few moments of his life, which she claimed she heard on the phone.