Transcript for Lotto Murder Trial: Is Suspect Trying to Communicate With Jury?
As amy said, the judge lashed out at defendant dee dee moore, for trying to send some sort of secret code to the jury. He called it her final warning. Abc's linsey davis has more on that. Reporter: Dee dee moore is on the verge of getting kicked out of her own murder trial. In court thursday, it seemed the judge had had enough, issuing the 40-year-old a final warning. Accusing moore of using face expression to communicate with jurors. For a third day, jurors also saw moore crying again in court. This time, as prosecutors played this audiotape of her, allegedly asking a friend to lie to the police. Moore is on trial for killing this man, abraham shakespeare, and then, covering it up. Prosecutors say she befriended him after he won millions in a state lottery. They say after he burned through most of the cash, moore agreed to manage what he had left. Instead, they say, she stole his money and then killed him. On thursday, shakespeare's mother told jurors, moore even tried to hide the fact her son was missing. He supposedly had gone to california. They said, he had aids. Reporter: But prosecutors contend shakespeare did not have aids. Instead, they say, moore had already shot him twice in the chest and buried him in her backyard. To keep her lie going, investigators say moore even orchestrated a call to shakespeare's mother from someone pretrending to be her son. He said, it's abraham. And I said, well, you don't sound like abraham. Reporter: The court also heard an hour-long police interrogation tape. That's not how I got home. Reporter: Investigators can be seen grilling moore on her convoluted plan to manage shakespeare's money. Why does the appraisers have you as the owner? Reporter: This ing, moore continues to maintain he innocence. Saying she was only trying to help shakespeare pay unclaimed debts. And protect him from the many people trying to take advantage of him. Now, to the latest trouble
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