Michigan Valedictorian Accused of Matricide: Was He Even There?

Dan Abrams discusses the case against student accused of killing his mother.
3:00 | 11/13/12

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For more, let's bring in "gma" legal analyst, dan abrams. Let's start off where john left off. You would think this might be a self-defense issue because of the prior attack. You look at all these facts. And it seems like exactly the kind of case where the defense would say, she attacked him. He defended himself. And this is what happened. That's not what he's claiming. He's claiming he has an alibi. So, the focus of this case is going to be on that alibi. Does it make sense? Now, prosecutors say they have some other evidence. They have some wounds on his hands. They have some blood found in the house. But they don't have a ton of evidence. It's really going to come down to disproving, I think, this alibi. And pyne's father and the entire commperhaps, is supporting jeffrey in this. I think it's important that the father, the husband of the victim, is supporting him in the context of this case. And the community support, i think is the type of support that the defendants hopes is reflected in this jury. What do I mean by that? I think they hope that even if there's enough evidence here, even if they can prove this alibi doesn't really make sense, those wounds on his hands do seem incriminataybe the jurors will say, we don't want to convict in the context of this case. It's called jury nullification. I think the defense will be hoping for that possibility. That even if there is evidence, they'll say, this is not the kind of guy we want to put away. And we'll see. Also, it could be lesser included offenses, as well. Thanks, guys. We're going to turn, now, to the story of a florida man who

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