Two voice identification experts analyzed the screams in the background of a 911 phone call made by one of George Zimmerman's neighbors.
Image Source: ( ABC News; Orange County Jail ) BY SHANLEY REYNOLDS ANCHOR ZACH TOOMBS In the aftermath of Trayvon Martin’s death, two forensic voice identification experts have analyzed a 911 call from one of George Zimmerman’s neighbors. Here’s part of the call from YouTube. DISPATCHER: " Is it a male or a female?" NEIGHBOR: "It sounds like a male." DISPATCHER: "Okay, and you don’t know why?" NEIGHBOR: "I don’t know why, I think they’re yelling help, but I don’t know. Just send someone quick.” Shouting can be heard in the background of the call. An audio expert explains to the Orlando Sentinel how he used the same software used in courtrooms, to examine the audio . “’I took all of the screams and put those together, and cut out everything else,’ … The software compared that audio to Zimmerman's voice. It returned a 48 percent match. Owen said to reach a positive match with audio of this quality, he'd expect higher than 90 percent. ‘As a result of that, you can say with reasonable scientific certainty that it's not Zimmerman.’” The Sentinel also had a second expert take a look at the tape. He tells the paper he agrees the screams are not Zimmerman’s and says he knows who the shouts belong to. “‘I believe that's Trayvon Martin in the background, without a doubt … That's a young man screaming.’" According to MSNBC , this forensic analysis does not line up with the storyline Zimmerman had given police. “Zimmerman told police that he screamed for help during his confrontation with Martin, 17. He claims the shooting was self-defense.” Zimmerman has not been arrested or charged with a crime.