ORLANDO, Fla. -- George Zimmerman's website, used to solicit money for his legal defense, has been taken down.
A spokesman for defense attorney Mark O'Mara said Wednesday that that was intentional, and that people should not look for it to come back.
The point, said Jimmy Woods, O'Mara's office manager and spokesman, is for Zimmerman to have no Web presence.
Zimmerman, 28, is charged with second-degree murder for shooting Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black 17-year-old, as the teenager walked through Zimmerman's gated community Feb. 26.
The shooting set off demonstrations across the country by critics who accused Zimmerman of racial profiling and were outraged that Sanford police made no arrest, saying they were convinced that Zimmerman acted in self-defense.
A special prosecutor, though, did charge Zimmerman earlier this month. He's now free on $150,000 bail.
Before his arrest, Zimmerman went into hiding but created a website, therealgeorgezimmerman.com, to air his political views and solicit money for his defense.
He later hired O'Mara, who has since worked to minimize media exposure.
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