Sanford, Fla. - In a Wednesday ruling, Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester denied a motion by George Zimmerman's defense attorney to disqualify himself because of disparaging remarks he made during a bond hearing.
Zimmerman's attorney, Mark O'Mara, filed the motion after the July 5 bond hearing during which Lester questioned Zimmerman's honesty and suggested he plotted to leave the country.
Zimmerman is accused of fatally shooting Trayvon Martin in a Sanford neighborhood in February.
Lester referred to Zimmerman with words like "conceal' and "flee" more than a dozen times in an eight-page order that would let him out on bond while he awaits his second-degree murder trial.
Zimmerman is currently staying in an unknown location.
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