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Dismissed: Alt juror off Zimmerman trial

  • Juror B72, an arm wrestler, is off panel
  • He was one of two male alternate jurors
  • Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder for killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012
  • HLN is covering the George Zimmerman trial live, gavel to gavel. Follow along with HLN's live blog
File photo: Alternate juror dismissed in Florida vs. George Zimmerman

HLN is live-blogging Zimmerman's trial. Click here for the latest developments in today's proceedings.

A male alternate juror was dismissed Wednesday morning from the George Zimmerman trial for reasons unrelated to the case. This leaves three people in the alternate jury pool, two women and one other man. There are six main jurors hearing the case, all women.

. Here's what we know about Juror B72:

  • He is white.
  • He has been a resident of Seminole County for nine years.
  • He is originally from Chicago.
  • He is not married and has no children.
  • He was a teacher and is now a maintenance technician for a private school.
  • He is a competitive arm wrestler.

More: Who are the Zimmerman jurors?

Interactive map: The Trayvon Martin killing

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