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March 28th, 2012
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Trayvon Martin's family tell Soledad "Trayvon is the victim," say they still cry over loss of their son

The story of Trayvon Martin's shooting may be unclear, but it's certainly made a lasting mark on the public consciousness.

After weeks of discussing the case and gathering support for a deeper investigation into the killing of their son, parents Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton,and attorney Benjamin Crump rejoined Soledad on "Starting Point" to discuss the latest on the case.

"All I know is that my son was carried away in a body bag and Zimmerman was left to go and shower and sleep in his bed," Tracy Martin says in the interview.

Soledad asked them about the latest info in the case, that Trayvon was suspended for school and may have been in trouble for marijuana possession.

"Whoever is leaking it, it is a smear attempt, to get us off focus, to demonize and blame the victim," Crump says in the interview. "The real issue here is George Zimmerman, an armed vigilante disobeyed the police that night, and starting to pursue Trayvon to have this what we now know fatal encounter, and that is the important thing. Nothing matters but what happened on February 26. We know Trayvon was never arrested, never suspended for anything violent and never been suspended for anything criminal."

See more of the interview below.

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Martin's father: 'Trayvon is the victim'

Crump: Trayvon leaks 'a smear campaign'


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