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Witness: Trayvon Martin knew he was being followed

He described the man as a "creepy ass cracker"


Alex Halperin
June 26, 2013 10:59PM (UTC)

Rachel Jeantel, 19, the last person to speak to Trayvon Martin, described the phone conversation she had with him before George Zimmerman shot him:

She said she was on the phone with Trayvon when someone - presumed to be Zimmerman - started following him.

Trayvon described the man as a "creepy ass cracker" Jeantel said.

Jeantel said she told Trayvon she was worries that the man was a rapist. Trayvon said to "stop playing with him like that."

While being questioned about what was happening, Trayvon said that N-word "is now following him."


Alex Halperin

Alex Halperin is news editor at Salon. You can follow him on Twitter @alexhalperin.

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