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Deputies investigate George Zimmerman after controversial tweet about ex-girlfriend

Deputies investigate George Zimmerman after controversial tweet about ex-girlfriend

Seminole County deputies are investigating whether a tweet sent from George Zimmerman's account constituted harassment of an ex-girlfriend.

The woman had filed a report with the Seminole County Sheriff's Office in late September, saying Zimmerman was sending inappropriate and harassing text messages to her and her 10-year-old son, sheriff's spokeswoman Kim Cannaday said.

The woman had dated Zimmerman for a few months, and broke up with him in September, records show. A few days after the break-up, the woman told deputies he started texting her and her son.

He called her "inappropriate names," deputies wrote in their report, and told her son that his father does...

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