CNN reports George Zimmerman may remain in jail until the middle of next week due to concerns about collecting enough money for his $150,000 bond, his lawyer said Saturday.
Speaking to reporters Saturday outside the jail, Mark O'Mara said his client is "focused on getting out" while still aware this is "a long, long process."
Zimmerman's defense team must worry about his safety once he leaves jail, FOX NEWS reports.
"He clearly puts himself in jeopardy unless he takes precautions," said New York attorney Barry Slotnick, who represented subway shooter Bernhard Goetz in the 1980s. According to FOX NEWS, defense attorneys for other high-profile clients who awaited trial on bail said the best way to protect Zimmerman was to get him out of Florida, keep him from the public eye and never leave him alone.
Zimmerman apologized to Trayvon Martin's family in court on Friday, CNN reports.
CNN reports Martin's parents were "completely devastated" over the decision to allow Zimmerman to post bond and eventually go free, said a family attorney, Benjamin Crump.