Salt-Poisoning Trial: Will Hannah Overton's Conviction Be Overturned?

Dan Abrams discusses the woman convicted of killing her foster son.
3:00 | 10/15/12

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Transcript for Salt-Poisoning Trial: Will Hannah Overton's Conviction Be Overturned?
They could rule any day. Joining us now is dan abrams. We have two doctors, one of them a prosecution witness saying they disagree with the jurors in this case. Jurors themselves say they don't think the mother meant to hurt the little boy. We get a lot of cases where jurors say, you don't think we should have cvicted. This case is different. There were so many crucial issues that didn't come in front of the jury and issues that did that maybe shouldn't have. You have the court of appeals taking this seriously. They've already once told the lower court, I know you don't want to review this again, but you have to. That's how important this is. The lower court holds a hearing. They basically retry the ca the burden is on the defendant. She has to prove her innocence. The judge says, I don't have quite enough here. Think she has a good chance of a new trial or simply getting this overturned. At the heart of this appeal, of course, is allegations that the prosecutor in this case withheld crucial every day that showed there wasn't a high level of salt in the little boy's stomach. Again and again in the hearing, the prosecutor said she didn't remember, she didn't remember, she didn't remember what happened in the trial. Her co-counsel said she had concerns about some of the action take bin the prosecutor in the case. I think she's got a good shot here. The prosecutor refusing all allegations she did anything wrong. We're going watch it closely. A decision expected any day. Right. You can see much more of this story today on "katie."

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