Trayvon Martin

All-Female Jury to Try Zimmerman

Chosen from pool of 500

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A jury of six women was chosen Thursday to hear the case of George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer accused of murder in the 2012 killing of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.

Five of the six are white. They were chosen from among a pool of 500 potential jurors in the closely watched case against Zimmerman, who faces a second-degree murder charge in Martin's death.

In addition, four alternates—two women, two men, all white—also will hear testimony.