March 17, 2005: Robert Blake acquitted

The actor was found not guilty of murdering his wife, Bonny Lee Bakley.
1:28 | 12/28/18

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Robert Blake wakes up a free man after a California jury acquitted him in the shooting death of his wife ABC's Brian Rooney has more on the emotional conclusion. The actor's four month trial. We the jury in the above entitled action find the defendant Robert Blake. Not guilty of the crime of first degree murder and hearing the verdict lake was almost immediately and tears when court adjourned he just put his head down and cross. Outside is reaction was vintage Robert Blake. Wasn't config none the verdict. I was concentrating on my grand baby being born healthy and strong. If that sounds crazy. People have always sit and crazy and that's all right facility in school. Blake had been accused of shooting his wife Bonnie Lee basically in their car after dining at a Los Angeles restaurant in May 2001. Jurors said the testimony of witnesses was on reliable and there was no evidence that Blake fired the gun which was no GS all. There was no blood on the wall. There was nothing. The position molten evidence. Blix said his ten million dollar defense left him broke his bluntness is on tape what they want and have happened. A reporter asked who Blake things committed the murder. Shattuck. Blake then borrowed a knife to cut the electronic locate her bracelet from his ankle celebrating his freedom front and really ABC news Van Nuys California.

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