Trayvon Martin: The Latest, Week 45

Friday, Jan. 11, 1:01 p.m. EST: Police report was changed repeatedly: An interesting twist in George Zimmerman's second-degree-murder case: Newly released records show that on the day Sanford, Fla., police turned over the Trayvon Martin shooting investigation to prosecutors, they changed their final report at least four times over five hours and downgraded the charge they recommended from second-degree murder to manslaughter, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Read last week's updates on the Trayvon Martin case here.

Read all of The Root's news and commentary about the Trayvon Martin case here

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