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TODAY   |  June 14, 2013

Judge: Zimmerman trial jurors will be sequestered

Judge Debra Nelson, presiding over George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial, has announced that the jurors selected for the trial will be sequestered, cut off from their families and housed in a hotel until the trial’s end. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports.

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>>> in the george zimmerman trial, finding a jury is difficult. will it get more difficult.

>> reporter: it will because the jury sitting on this trial will be sequestered. they'll be in a hotel room . this trial is expected to last 2 to 4 weeks , maybe even longer. gorge zimmerman is charged in the murder of trayvon martin. george claims it was self-defense. it could take a week or longer to pick a six member jury for this trial.