Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey plans to announce as early as Wednesday afternoon that she is charging neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, a law enforcement official close to the investigation tells the Washington Post.
It was not immediately clear what charge Zimmerman will face.
The Special prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin case sent reporters a news release Tuesday at 8 p.m., saying she would make her announcement in the next 72 hours.
UPDATE: 4/11/12 3:15pm EST: The Miami Herald is reporting that there will only be one criminal charge filed. Via Herald writer Frances Robles:
Source telling Miami Herald that there will be just one criminal charge filed.— Frances Robles (@RoblesHerald) April 11, 2012