Transcript for Newlywed Accused of Killing Husband Faces Courtroom
The murder kaz that's stunned the nation. All eyes on a courtroom in montana tomorrow when a newly wed goes to trial for allegedly killing her husband. Jordan lynn graham is accused of pushing her husband off a cliff eight days after tying the knot. She claims it was a terrible accident. Reporter:22-year-old jordan graham is fighting for her freedom as he pshe prepares to go to trial. A new look at how the two sides will make their cases. Prosecutors say they were at glacier national park in july when the defendant pushed mr. Johnson in the back with both hands. He fell face-first to his death. Seeming to contradict the defense's side. She openly admits she took a dear friend from us, it boggled my mind. Reporter: Oust terns say they plan the prove that for nine days after johnson's death, graham went to great lengths to hide her crime from friends, family, and law enforcement. Allegedly sending her e-mails from a fake account. Prosecutors have to prove she intended to kill him. Reporter: She's pleaded not guilty. Her attorneys admit her story changed over time. But maintain that johnson's death was an accident. The defense writing in the brief that despite testimony that graham suffered from cold feet, witnesses thought the wedding was perfectly normal. This case will come down to whether the jury believes that she regretted this marriage so much that she pushed him off the edge. Reporter: Graham's attorney revealing the plan to show a starkly different image of her husband's lifestyle. Charges of sec-degree murder, volunteer manslaughter and involuntary manslaughter are possible. Abc news tried to reach out to attorneys on both sides but have not heard back. We'll follow the case all week long. A lot of other news.
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