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Six-Member, All-Female Jury Selected In Trayvon Martin Murder Case

George Zimmerman, right, accused in the Trayvon Martin shooting, appears in Seminole circuit court with his defense attorneys Mark O’Mara, left, an unidentified assistant, and Don West in Sanford, Fla.

George Zimmerman, right, accused in the Trayvon Martin shooting, appears in Seminole circuit court with his defense attorneys Mark O’Mara, left, an unidentified assistant, and Don West in Sanford, Fla.

SANFORD, Fla. — Lawyers in Florida's Trayvon Martin murder case selected a six-member, all-female jury on Thursday to try the high-profile case against former neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman.

The jurors, selected from a final pool of 40, will decide the fate of Zimmerman, who triggered a national debate about guns, race and equal justice before the law when he shot and killed Martin, an unarmed black teenager, in a gated community in central Florida in Febuary 2012.