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Audio experts analyze 911 calls prior to Zimmerman trial

FLORIDA -- A Florida judge issued a key ruling Saturday ahead of George Zimmerman’s murder trial which starts just two days from now.
In a victory for the defense the judge is ruling that two audio experts for the prosecution won't be allowed to testify.
The experts analyzed 911 calls from the night Trayvon Martin was killed.
Zimmerman, former neighborhood watch captain, is charged with second-degree murder in the killing of the 17-year-old last year. He claims he shot the teenager in self-defense.
The emergency call at the center of the ruling was made by a neighbor who heard the altercation between Martin and Zimmerman.
The defense argued that the quality of the recording is so bad it's impossible to determine who is screaming in the background -- Zimmerman or Martin.
Tom Owen audio analysis said, "The screams don't match at all. So that's what tells me that, ok, it's not George Zimmerman, of the screams that I present."
Opening statements in the trial begin Monday at 9 a.m.