Cold-Hearted Murder Caught on Tape, but Whom Would the Jury Believe?

To a casual observer, the evidence was overwhelming and damning: Surveillance cameras at multiple locations showed Ernesto Reyes as he stalked his victim, Melanie Goodwin, and then coldly went about the grisly work of disposing of her body. But for the defense, the 90 minutes that Reyes was not on tape provided critical room for reasonable doubt. Fearing a blistering cross examination, Reyes' attorneys did not allow him to testify in front of the jury. Instead, they relied on a...Full Story
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