Transcript for Day Care Murder Trial: Victim's Widow Becomes Focus
The latest on the day care murder trial the defense. Starts making its case today in the bizarre trial a man accused of killing his romantic rival his -- resembling Olivia Newton-John and there are -- saying they told him to do it. NBC's Andrea canning is here with more on this morning and good morning Robin what Tammy Newman is on trial but -- -- alleged lover in the murder victims -- wife who was in the spotlight Tuesday. Andrea snyderman is is being dragged into this trial in -- she probably never expected. They're doing -- residences this morning that. As the prosecution wrapped up its case against murder suspect -- -- Tuesday. Both sides turned up the heat on one person not on trial. Andrea Snyder meant the victim's widow and Newman's alleged lover. The defense questioned this police lieutenant who interrogated new -- right after the 2010 murder. Tuesday he went after Andrea -- -- claiming she failed to reveal to police that she was having an affair with -- That there was a two million dollar life insurance policy on her husband rusty and that she waited six days to tell them she believed Newman was the shooter. You ask her specifically. Why the personal law. -- news. That she saw the defendant. -- can you tell us whether or not that point you became suspicious of -- -- news. -- Andrea had a lot of that's. What you do know is that can mean Andrea we know this point -- having an affair. At six. Seems. Andrea snyderman has repeatedly denied the affair with her former boss but the prosecution introduced cell phone records that could tell a different story. Andrea Snyder and -- had. 14100 -- its contacts. We just hit -- Newman's Own. They also argue that snyderman gave conflicting statements about when she found out her husband had been murdered a loving father to two young children. Who called their dad a hero. Newman has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity as we mention he's claiming he was commanded by spirits to murder rusty snyderman. The defense argues Andrea snyderman manipulated -- -- enough to make him insane and commit murder. And Robin by the way snyderman has been banned from court since Friday for what some are calling her own bizarre behavior.
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