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The lead investigator in the Trayvon Martin murder case wanted to charge George Zimmerman with manslaughter on the night he shot the 17-year-old teenager, ABC News reports.

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However, Investigator Chris Serino, was told by the Florida state attorney’s office to hold off on the charge because they determined there was not enough evidence to lead to a conviction.

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ABC News had more:

Police brought Zimmerman into the station for questioning for a few hours on the night of the shooting, said Zimmerman’s attorney, despite his request for medical attention first. Ultimately they had to accept Zimmerman’s claim of self defense. He was never charged with a crime.

Serino filed an affidavit on Feb. 26, the night that Martin was shot and killed by Zimmerman, that stated he was unconvinced Zimmerman’s version of events.

Go to ABC News for the rest of the story.