George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin’s parents, others for $100M

George Zimmerman glances back at the gallery during a recess in his trial in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Fla., June 17, 2013. Joe Burbank/Pool/AP Photo

BARTOW, FL (WFTV) – George Zimmerman has sued Trayvon Martin’s parents, their lawyer, prosecutors and others for $100 million, his attorney said Wednesday afternoon.

Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer, was acquitted in July 2013 in the February 2012 shooting death of Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old boy who was walking home from a Sanford convenience store.

The suit, which was filed in Polk County, alleges defamation and references information about the case that was included in a documentary.

The defendants include Martin’s parents, their attorney, three prosecutors, the State of Florida and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Click here to read the lawsuit.

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