Transcript for Day Care Murder Trial: Calls for Widow's Arrest
-- -- a dramatic turn in the day care murder trial a Georgia man stands accused of murdering his romantic rival. His lawyers began laying out an insanity defense on Wednesday but so far the focus has been squarely on the victim's wife. The defense -- -- even calling for her to face charges ABC's indicating. Joins us now with much more on this good morning -- right out of the gate yesterday there were fireworks the defense called for Andrea snyderman. To be held accountable for a threat she allegedly made against one of the witnesses who was -- -- close friend. -- is not on trial -- her name has been brought up about as often as the murder suspect himself. Wednesday things heated up in the courtroom not for the man on trial -- new man. But his alleged lover and the widow of the man he murdered Andrea Snyder meant. Defense attorneys called for Snyder meant to be charged with witness tampering that is impossible. -- witnesses and officials. Proceeds. Last week snyderman close friend -- -- -- testified in court casting doubt on -- man's account of the events following the murder. Snyderman kissed and hugged Citron in front of the jury but then out in the hallway citron's attorney tells ABC news snyderman threatened his client saying quote. I have to do what I have to -- Citron was called back to the stand Wednesday. Became -- I -- my children's school to make -- my children safe. Newman has pled not guilty by reason of insanity the defense says his behavior was fueled by snyderman who has denied an affair and it's not. Is fine each -- Hamas. For a -- His sister also took the stand establishing his troubled childhood she says Tammy took the brunt of their fathers reached. -- one cent for him to. Pull over. And start eating him. -- -- She described her brother as someone who would change -- since meeting Andrea snyderman testifying he -- turned hostile and angry. Newman says celebrity spirits told him to kill rusty snyderman in 2010. But Wednesday the prosecution challenge that theory with this psychiatrist. Who examined him in the days after the murder. He did not come out and say. There was a six foot plus team looked like -- -- correct. He did not come out and say there's a six foot plus figures that looks or sounds like -- John correct. Andrea snyderman won't be charged with witness tampering after all because her friend -- -- Citron had already been released as a witness so no crime was committed. The jury also never heard citron's testimony yesterday about -- -- alleged actions because the judge said. Andrea snyderman is not the one on trial but insist there's a lot of chatter though that she could be in some more trouble in the future here wait and see what happens coming out -- -- thanks very much.
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