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And today's -- -- is back in session.
On the docket in testimony in the murder trial of a woman who claims she shot her boyfriend -- -- 27 times and slashed his throw all of self defense.
A domestic violence expert testifying today in Arizona.
We're -- areas faces a possible death sentence if she's convicted of -- it murdering Travis Alexander.
At first told investigators she had nothing to do with his dad and she said it was armed intruders then she said she did what -- she admitted that once.
Photos emerged showing her with the dead bodies but she claims she did it because he had become physically abusive and dissect the court up today.
Adam Housley live from our West Coast -- at.
Yeah I mean you you set up pretty well this case is definitely been one of those murder trial that really captivated a lot of people there are so we different twists and turns -- detained by the day.
Right now Alice -- violet is the final defense witness both field don't believe the jury we'll get this case for at least a couple of more weeks what Alice is trying to help the defense witness betray.
That Scott Peterson -- got to that's -- there's some pardon me.
That that -- he basically.
Tried to he beat her and cost her to have these issues which allowed -- Aries today and killed Travis Alexander so basically what she's doing is setting this whole defense -- To say that that Travis Alexander was -- decent guy and that's why -- areas killed.
Now we do know this has been difficult for them to prove because the prosecutor's been very very strong in his in his in his cross examination.
We also know that -- yours hasn't done herself any favors she was on the stand at one point for eighteen days and listen to this testimony.
Every -- were -- shooting him.
I -- yeah.
-- -- -- -- -- -- I probably has you turn them.
And an -- Take a look.
And you don't want to get this right.
-- -- -- individual that.
Lot about all that's right.
Now -- that crying testimony to this video this is the interview video from 2008 in northern California when investigators were interviewing her they left the relative to hand -- As she talked to herself she -- -- about now putting makeup on for her are had to put makeup on for -- booking photo so as you can see -- this.
Isn't very interesting trial goes on the other to Scott Peterson earlier it's one of those trials like Scott Peterson that is captivate you -- it's been going -- for thirteen -- state 38 right now.
-- Adam thank you.
And joining -- -- to discuss it mark I'd like former prosecutor now defense attorney Doug burns.
Think crossing the same -- had a great.
Mark when a witness is doing this in court it's not a good sign -- -- all bonding with the jury.
It's not good worse worse is what -- remembers every single detail.
Of her life that would make Rain -- jealous but when it comes to important questions like.
Why did you -- 27 times or do you -- call why you slit his throat from year to eight years so deep that went back to this buying her response with a straight face is.
No I was in a fog.
It was a -- I don't remember when you deleted photographs from a camera which actually capture the crime scene what happened and then you thorn in the washing machines -- up five.
Yeah I was in a -- when -- -- -- Ryan burns 24 hours later still a fog.
Yes so the whole defense just doesn't make any sense in these experts are trying to add and lend credence do it -- academic pedigree is but not doing great job we're gonna talk let the experts and what.
If anything they have add to this case.
Right after the break stay with us.
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