Woman claims Zimmerman molested her as a child
POSTED: Monday, July 16, 2012 - 9:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - 9:24am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A relative of George Zimmerman claims she was molested by him when they were both children, the latest allegation in the case against the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.
The interview with police, done nearly a month after the February shooting, was made public Monday after local media fought to have it released, over objections from prosecutors and the defense.
The woman, identified as witness No. 9 in court documents, said she was fondled, groped and kissed by Zimmerman beginning when she was 6 and he was about 8, when they would see each other at family gatherings. She said it continued until she was about 16.
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