(George Zimmerman leaves court with his family after the jury deliver a not guilty verdict in his trial in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Fla. Saturday, July 13, 2013. (Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel))

Juror: Zimmerman ‘got away with murder’ but had to be acquitted

A member of the jury that acquitted George Zimmerman said Thursday she thinks Zimmerman “got away with murder” but that jurors had no choice in finding him not guilty under the law.

In an interview Thursday with ABC News, the woman identified as Juror B29 during the trial discussed the deliberations that led to the acquittal of Zimmerman on second-degree murder and manslaughter charges on July 13 in the shooting death last year of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman said he shot Martin in self defense.

The juror, whom the network identified as Puerto Rican, was the only minority member on the six-woman jury.

The jurors’ names remain sealed, but the woman allowed ABC to show her face and identify her by the name Maddy.

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