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George Zimmerman charged with stalking private eye working on Trayvon Martin documentary

George Zimmerman
George Zimmerman, the man who was acquitted of murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, has received a criminal summons for stalking. AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank, Pool, File

Authorities say George Zimmerman threatened a private investigator working for a documentary film on Trayvon Martin.

Court records show Zimmerman was issued a summons for a May 30 arraignment on a charge of misdemeanour stalking.

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A sheriff’s report says the investigator contacted Zimmerman in September on behalf of Michael Gasparro, who is making a documentary on Trayvon Martin. The series is being produced by rapper Jay-Z.

Court records show the private investigator received 55 phone calls, 67 text messages, 36 voicemails and 27 emails from Zimmerman in December.

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George Zimmerman reportedly punched in the face for bragging about Trayvon Martin shooting

The records don’t list an attorney for Zimmerman.

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Zimmerman identifies himself as Hispanic. The former neighbourhood watch volunteer fatally shot the 17-year-old Martin in 2012 in the central Florida city of Sanford. He was acquitted of all charges.