Police Chief in Trayvon Martin Case Resigns 'Temporarily' Amid Criticism

3/23/2012, 2:16 p.m.
Nation reacts to shooting death of unarmed Florida teen

Sanford, Fla., Police Chief Bill Lee is stepping down "temporarily" amid accusations that his department bungled its investigation into the shooting death of an unarmed teen, Trayvon Martin.

"It is apparent that my involvement in this matter is overshadowing the process," Lee told reporters, adding that it had become "a distraction from the investigation."

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