ORLANDO, Fla. -- George Zimmerman's attorney is again asking to take the deposition of a lawyer who interviewed a teenager who says she was on the phone with Trayvon Martin moments before he was shot by the neighborhood watch leader.
Attorney Mark O'Meara said in a court filing Monday that new evidence has come out since a judge earlier denied a motion that would have allowed Zimmerman's legal team to depose lawyer Ben Crump.
The new evidence includes an admission by prosecutors that the teen lied when she said she had been so distraught over Martin's death that she was hospitalized and couldn't attend his funeral.
O'Meara says that lie raises questions about the truthfulness of other parts of her testimony.
Martin was fatally shot by Zimmerman during a confrontation a year ago.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Click here to see the latest mugshots in Palm Beach County
Click here to see the latest mugshots in St. Lucie County.
Get the latest updates, photos and video from the devastation in Moore, Okla. Also, see how to help.
Latest News Stories
The 18-year-old Sebastian girl who is facing felony charges for her sexual relationship with a 14-year-old female schoolmate broke her silence on Wednesday in front of a crowd of supporters.