A new video has emerged of George Zimmerman’s girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe, detailing his abuse against her to Seminole County Sheriff’s office investigator Stephen LaGuardia. The interview took place following Scheibe’s 911 call in November, which resulted in Zimmerman’s arrest—five months after his acquittal in the murder of Trayvon Martin, and two months after a similar call from Zimmerman’s wife, Shellie. 

During the interview, Scheibe explains how Zimmerman choked her so brutally that he left bruises on her neck. She also details how Zimmerman pointed a shotgun at her to prevent her from calling 911, only to smash her glasses with his gun. Scheibe concludes that part of her is no longer in fear because Zimmerman was placed in jail, but that she was also still fearful because she feels that Zimmerman’s “got nothing to lose.”

Scheibe has since recanted her allegations, and prosecutors have dropped the charges against Zimmerman. During the interview, Scheibe is asked why she hadn’t previously called authorities. She answers, “I feel like he always gets off.” This video seems to confirm that assertion. 

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