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Zimmerman defense rests; case could go to jury soon

SANFORD, Fla. — After taking less than a week to call 18 witnesses, George Zimmerman’s defense attorneys rested their case on Wednesday in the neighborhood watch volunteer’s second-degree murder trial.

Prosecutors and defense attorneys planned to work out the jury instructions before presenting closing arguments Thursday. Judge Debra Nelson said the case could be sent to jurors either late Thursday or Friday.

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