A Florida judge on Thursday set a $1 million bond with new restrictions on George Zimmerman, saying he believes the suspect may have been planning to flee the country to avoid prosecution in the killing of Trayvon Martin.
Judge Kenneth R.
Lester Jr. found that Zimmerman's deceit over cash holdings at his first
bond hearing in April was not enough to hold him without bail.
court has, thus far, declined to exercise its contempt powers and the
state failed to prove that the defendant may be held without bond," the
Zimmerman will have to post 10% of the $1 million -- or $100,000 -- to meet the requirement for bail.