The only minority juror in the George Zimmerman trial for the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin said she "fought to the end" to convict the former neighborhood watch volunteer who "got away with murder," in an interview with ABC News on Thursday.
The juror –who only gave her first name Maddy for safety reasons– said the Florida jury made up of five white women and herself followed Florida law and the evidence did not prove murder.
"George Zimmerman got away with murder, but you can't get away from God. And at the end of the day, he's going to have a lot of questions and answers he has to deal with," Maddy said. "[But] the law couldn't prove it."
Maddy, 36, a nursing assistant and a mother of eight children who moved recently to Seminole County, Fla from Chicago, Il, told ABC News she favored convicting Zimmerman with second degree murder when the jury began deliberations.
"I was the juror that was going to give them the hung jury. I fought to the end," she said.
She told ABC News the case was never about race for her and noticed on day two of deliberations that there was not enough evidence to convict Zimmerman of murder or manslaughter.
If convicted of second degree murder, Zimmerman could have spent the rest of his life behind bars. The jury also considered manslaughter, but eventually determined he was not guilty.