Assistant State Attorney John Guy at Zimmerman's trial (pool/Getty Images)

Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart says that former neighborhood-watch captain George Zimmerman lied about the positon of Trayvon Martin's hands after the scuffle that resulted in teen's death. Already skeptical of Zimmerman's claim of getting on top of the teen after shooting him to "push his arms apart," Capehart explains that that encounter never happened and Assistant State Attorney John Guy can prove it.

Guy‚Äôs confidence in saying ‚Äúthat didn‚Äôt happen‚ÄĚ about Zimmerman moving Trayvon‚Äôs arms rests on two pieces of evidence. One we‚Äôve all known about. Another we didn‚Äôt ‚ÄĒ or at least I didn‚Äôt.

‚ÄúThe first two officers to Trayvon Martin‚Äôs body found him exactly like the defendant left him ‚ÄĒ face down, his hands clutching his chest,‚ÄĚ Guy told the jury. This is the evidence we‚Äôve known from almost the very beginning. Sanford Police Officer Ricardo Ayala wrote in¬†his report¬†of the scene that he ‚Äúnoticed that there was, what appeared to be a black male ‚Ķ laying face down on the ground. The black male had his hands underneath his body.‚ÄĚ

Yesterday, Guy revealed that a neighbor took a cellphone photo of Trayvon’s body before the police arrived that rainy Feb. 26, 2012, night. Trayvon’s arms were underneath his body, Guy told the court.

Read Jonathan Capehart's entire piece at the Washington Post.

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