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Right before the break we were in Florida back to Florida now and other key witness for the state on the stand this man by the name of John good.
Says he witnessed the events from the night when tree of on Martin died a moment ago this is how his testimony began.
You want to put on the concrete one foot storm a house for you look at that a -- correct but it what do you see when you look out there at a time.
It looked like a tussle I can really only see one person and I think I described it as.
Possibly being some kind of dog attacked because there are a lot of -- that walk and that back area.
And I could only see you know an object.
Okay what did you observe after -- Seem like a tussle.
They Wear vertical to -- just like blinds were.
And then at one point I yelled out what's going on.
And stop it I believe okay.
OK so now we held for another person on the scene there and -- -- former federal prosecutor with -- had to go through all this and you're listening to his testimony is an eyewitness.
He's a neighbor and you just heard him say that I went up -- these two men and said stop it.
What does he can.
Well he -- some context.
He hasn't been cross examined yet clearly.
-- one of the issues is going to be it's dark it's raining you said you know first -- thought it was some -- You know how clear his memory really is -- certainly going to be an issue.
But certainly they're trying to establish.
Who was out there who was on top and so on so he's he's -- adding.
To the picture that got the prosecution has to basically paint a picture of what happened that night.
So he's one more witness -- and a few pieces to the whole picture that we have you had a witness or two yesterday too but even they seem to be a little sketchy in their own minds.
As to what they could see it was that night and it was dark at -- and it was -- So when nobody was right there at the scene -- so this guy seems to be closer than the other -- -- But it's.
It's still difficult to -- to tell exactly what happened that night if it's confusing when you listen to it in the end part of it is because it was dark it was raining.
And nobody else was involved in the actual altercation.
Except for these two -- when you see this trial in his fifth day now when you see how little evidence there is for the states.
Now it's it's a very how do they prove it what do you think it's a difficult case.
And obviously they have to prove beyond a reasonable doubt so it's going to be very hard but.
They have the witness she was not a great witness yesterday -- star witness but she did say that she heard.
Supposedly -- on -- saying get off.
-- so that would seem to lend itself to think that.
He was being attacked -- he was the one on the bottom.
If he's telling the other guys get off of him although you know again she's listening on a telephone it's hard to say what's going on she's -- -- witness and not an eyewitness now things are not Smart to spend your prosecutor now do you believe she -- the prosecution's case.
Or hurt the case.
-- I think it could go either I don't think she really.
Hurt the case.
Whether they believe her is going to be not a question I'm not sure that -- really help them but prosecutors are stuck with getting the witnesses that there are -- -- not.
She wasn't an ideal witness but prosecutors often have to put on people who are convicted felons to talk about other felons and so on.
So prosecutors used to dealing with that and it's just the way it happens there she claimed that she heard Trayvon -- say get off.
But the problem is whether she's credible.
She lied about a number of things she admitted lying her demeanor was completely different.
Thursday -- it was Wednesday it would seem didn't -- it you couldn't help but think that she must've been really coached.
After the -- performance on Wednesday to act differently on Thursday and and so whether the the it all depends on whether -- leaves.
MEI I described her as an ear witness and in many respects the man on the stand right now is that your witnesses well it's.
-- -- name is John good but moments ago in the dark of that night.
He describes what he hurt.
It is you that person's hands.
See that this or that person on top that you tell without personal problems I would strike me in your -- -- do.
They don't like this I cannot hear that now.
Do you hear us.
Treated hill with a personal problems just holding your personal final poll person.
Off because when you.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Your testimony or what is the personal problems holding down first because I suspected -- possible as there is arm motion going downward.
Not just wants them all so you you can't say one way or the other.
I can't 100% sent him.
Now that is an attorney for the state okay this is their witness yet again as you just stated.
You can't choose your witness as you get you get.
And you what -- -- what what is the attorney driving that he's trying to establish a trade on was on the bottom and -- Zimmerman was on top.
But it seems to me at least looks a little hard to tell at this point -- but it seems that this witness is not really.
Saying that at least he's not being very clear about that he's not certainly not definitively saying yes I -- Zimmerman he was on top he's saying it was -- I couldn't really tell.
And the prosecutors trying to -- to try to say or at least say something that puts Zimmerman on top.
And it's not really what you look at it and been very did not seem like he he drove that point home outlook for the state and again the problem is sometimes witnesses say things are prosecutors beforehand that -- when they get on the stand they're not as specific -- they're not as comfortable saying our.
Navy comes out differently or maybe the memory today is a little different than when he spoke to the prosecutor law enforcement prior to this.
So you don't they may have expected to say something a little bit more definitive.
Or maybe he's just probing to see if you can get on the face up to this point one more big point and this it seems like -- -- what these attorneys both for the state and the defense are trying to figure out.
Who threw the first punch and it's that's absolutely right that's right and unfortunately don't think there's any witness to be able -- -- up.
At least not so far mean which I remember there other witnesses to come for both the prosecution and the defense where only a couple of days incidents and there may be somebody else will be able is too.
And hopefully definitively say -- but the realities of -- -- know it's a fair point to the prosecution's case is not done yet and there is so little hard evidence in this.
This trial to date.
There is an end.
Remember it's beyond a reasonable doubt it's a difficult case for the prosecution here at least from what we've seen so far.
Although perhaps -- mean if they find the the woman yesterday credible.
And they believe that when he said get off it was because Zimmerman was on top.
That may be enough for the jury hang its -- As you point out because of the credibility of the witness and with the jurors are thinking and feeling just I don't know we were told yesterday that their their heads around swivel so it was like watching a tennis match.
I -- I mean that's that's what the reporters inside described as the attorney would ask the question.
And the nineteen year old woman would answer it yes sir no sir and back to attorney says they are paying rapt attention.
And at this point nobody knows what's going to happen and -- thanks we got more.
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