Back in 2012, I posted these 2 maps hypothesizing George Zimmerman’s pursuit of Trayvon Martin (including timing from Zimmerman’s call to police)…
A month or so ago, I received an email (not from a bcclist commenter) asking if I considered the option that Zimmerman arrived at Retreat View Circle and headed south (instead of walking back west towards the T).
While I originally suggested Trayvon may have taken this route home, I never drew out a variation of Zimmerman pursuing in such a manner. So, there are 2 new maps below — the 1st suggests Trayvon reached home via the inner path and the 2nd suggests he took Retreat View Circle.
Map 3.1 from 6/27/2013…
Map 3.2 from 6/27/2013…
Why are these 2 maps (and this one) so intriguing?
- Rachel Jenteal is insistent that Trayvon reached his dad’s fiancee’s house. Specifically, Trayvon was out of breath/laboring when Zimmerman appeared again. Trayvon Martin: “Why are you following me for?” Zimmerman: “What are you doing around here?” After this verbal exchange, a final chase started and ended with a bump/scuffle/grass noise/gunshot.
- At least 2 witnesses have stated they saw shadows running from south to north before the scuffle began and the shot was fired.
- Zimmerman has 2+ minutes to account for from when his call ended with police to when the scuffle with Trayvon Martin began. Any of the maps depicting a south to north chase account for this gap in time (since it would have taken time for Zimmerman to get from north to south on Retreat View Circle).
- Brandy Green – Tracy Martin’s girlfriend – stated the day after the murder that Trayvon was sitting on her porch and then somebody shot him up by the T.
Note: The above is a one off blog posting during George Zimmerman’s trial. This BccList.com forum posting — see the comment section here — is where the conversation is continuing.