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Investigators are reopening the investigation into the death of -- what we expected here from the sheriff's department a little bit later today.
And one of the man with Natalee the night she drowned now saying that wood's husband actor Robert Wagner.
Woods a three time Oscar nominee was at the peak of her career coming up starring roles like.
West Side Story her death had been ruled accidental authorities saying that she may have slipped off.
This particular yeah -- Author on Diana is a criminal defense attorney and he joins us now with more thanks for joining -- high value.
-- so I'm fine thirty years later is it possible that someone could face charges was originally ruled accidental.
But now they're -- -- In the investigation -- -- the only -- murder is the in almost every state is the only charge where there is no statute of limitations so.
The answer that question is yes.
What's we really need to -- to this 2 o'clock news conference here on the on the East Coast to see what they're basing this on but I will tell you if I all of a sudden the captain is coming forward.
There's been various quotes from him -- nobody would listen to me I tried to tell them how I felt about this.
That is very.
Incredible he really is beside the homicide detective I can tell you our very own Geraldo Rivera Baghdad.
We're investigating that of the daylights out of this thing and was dying from people who go on the record with him.
So any good -- for criminal defense attorney.
If Robert Wagner was ever charged and the main witness is the captain will be able to shred him all drug examination.
About his silence over the last thirty years in -- what is the reason Ford and now he's coming forward.
They did tell their argument is if all of a sudden there's some new eyewitness.
By someone else was on and on the boat some sort of I don't know scientific forensic evidence.
Now you're you're looking at this case in a different light but I have to wait and see what they're gonna tell us what the reason is why is this -- being real.
Well Arthur we know that this captain he has written a book in the past we know that there's this Vanity Fair article coming out.
Could be captain himself if there is this forensic evidence that comes out and you know it is determined that he did not speak up could he face charges.
It's funny because ruled the conversations we having about Penn State.
And obligations to report.
Believe it or not although in our country -- obligations in many states to report sexual child abuse.
There are no obligations.
To report a homicide.
And their obligations of the Portland hospital if someone comes in with a bullet -- they have to report that.
But it's quite frankly other of your standing on the corner today of 42 street and sixth avenue and you see somebody executes a with a gun.
You are under no legal obligation.
To come forward and put yourself about there -- a witness if they find out -- -- witness and then you're subpoenaed you may have an obligation to testify.
So I don't think the captain could stand any.
Criminal charges whether there can be some kind of a civil lawsuit by Natalie -- family.
That remains to be -- -- -- -- very gray area of the law.
In the law the -- -- court of public opinion if he really -- that -- of damning evidence.
About a hard death.
Then that he'd been silent about the thirty years.
Well that he should be very heavily condemned because there's no excuse for that and Arthur report it -- up just finally what do you mean you referred to realistic legal standard so well when that is being in this particular -- really spoof the realistic legal standards of the new meaning leg.
If they brought a case had thirty years later.
Against Natalie wood's husband.
-- -- -- for a prosecutor.
To prove that case again unless we hear that out of nowhere.
There's some new forensic evidence of new DNA or some new eye witness would never come fought before.
It's so -- to get a conviction.
Under those circumstances is almost unrealistic.
And therefore -- shame on the people who didn't come forth.
Thirty years ago if they had that knowledge.
In their possession and I -- see what happens to PM news conference Arthur I'd ballot thank you very much thank you and they have the judge's -- credibility to death coming forward and we live in a CSI world for.
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