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Grusome Testimony About Baby's Body in Peterson Case
KPIX TV ^ | July 6 2004 | Len Ramirez

Posted on 07/07/2004 5:55:51 AM PDT by runningbear

Grusome Testimony About Baby's Body in Peterson Case

Grusome Testimony About Baby's Body in Peterson Case

Scott Peterson is accused of killing his wife Laci and her unborn child.

Len Ramirez

Testimony in the Scott Peterson double-murder case was so heart-wrenching Tuesday that Laci Peterson's family left the courtroom.

Witness Michael Looby described walking on the shore of San Francisco Bay after a storm in April of 2003 and finding the decomposing body of a baby. Laci's mother and stepfather Sharon Rocha and Ron Grantski and her brother Brent Rocha quickly left the courtroom during the.......

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TESTIMONY TOO MUCH FOR LACI'S KIN, JURORS

TESTIMONY TOO MUCH FOR LACI'S KIN, JURORS

By HOWARD BREUER

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July 7, 2004 -- REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Laci Peterson's mom, stepdad and brother rushed out of court yesterday as a witness took the stand to describe how he found her fetus washed up on a bay shore.

Even some jurors appeared disturbed by photos of the bodies of the unborn baby boy and Laci that were displayed — cupping their hands over their mouths as if sickened, and rubbing their foreheads.

The body of the unborn boy — whom the Petersons planned to name Conner — was found Sunday, April 13, 2003, a day before his mother's headless torso was discovered nearby.

Both washed ashore in the San Francisco Bay, near where Laci's husband, Scott — who is on trial for their deaths — says he went fishing the previous Christmas Eve. That was the day he reported the eight-months-pregnant Laci missing.

"As you're walking along, does something attract your attention or your dog's attention?" prosecutor Dave Harris asked witness Michael Looby. .......

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Grisly photos shock trial

Laci's family stunned by large-screen images of decomposed bodies

Article Last Updated: Wednesday, July 07, 2004 - 3:35:40 AM PST

Grisly photos shock trial

Laci's family stunned by large-screen images of decomposed bodies

By Jason Dearen, STAFF WRITER

REDWOOD CITY -- Grim photos of Laci Peterson and her unborn child's badly decomposed bodies were projected on a large screen in the Scott Peterson double-murder trial Tuesday, evoking gasps from the seating gallery and forcing the dead woman's family to flee the courtroom.

When the macabre images were shown, the defendant's mother, Jacqueline Peterson, covered her eyes, slumping down in her chair.

Determining the age and condition of the fetus' remains are instrumental to both sides' theories about how Laci Peterson died -- and could be the deciding factor in the case. Defense attorney Mark Geragos promised the jury during opening statements that he will prove that the baby was 36 to 38 weeks old before it died. .........

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Peterson trial witness describes finding infant's body

Peterson trial witness describes finding infant's body

Stacy Finz and Diana Walsh, Chronicle Staff Writers

Tuesday, July 6, 2004

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Laci Peterson’s family rushed out of the courtroom this morning, minutes before a witness described finding the body of the Modesto woman’s infant on the Richmond shoreline.

Scott Peterson, on trial in Redwood City for allegedly murdering his wife and their unborn child, watched the witness attentively.

Michael Looby said he and his wife were walking their dog along the beach near Point Isabel on April 13, 2003, looking for a good spot for the dog to take a swim. The tide was low, so they decided to take a walk down the coastline instead, Looby testified for the prosecution.

When they got to a point where the sand ended, they climbed over some rocks into a marshy area. It was there, Looby said, that he saw the tiny corpse. ........

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Peterson denied affair, polygraph expert testifies

Peterson denied affair, polygraph expert testifies

Tuesday, July 6, 2004 Posted: 5:07 PM EDT (2107 GMT)

REDWOOD CITY, California (AP) -- A day after his wife, Laci, disappeared, Scott Peterson told a state polygraph expert that he was not having an affair and that his marriage was fine, the expert testified Tuesday at Peterson's murder trial.

Peterson was, in fact, having an affair with a massage therapist, Amber Frey. Prosecutors have suggested that he killed his pregnant wife so that he could be with Frey.

Douglas Mansfield said he interviewed Peterson on Christmas Day 2002.

"He said there was no third ......

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Peterson looks away as jury sees graphic photos of wife, child


Michael Looby (top center) recounts for jurors Tuesday his discovery of the remains of Scott Peterson's son.

Peterson looks away as jury sees graphic photos of wife, child

By Harriet Ryan
Court TV

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Scott Peterson turned away as prosecutors displayed graphic photos of his slain wife and unborn child at his capital trial Tuesday.

The double-murder defendant angled his chair to the side and stared toward away across the courtroom as the gory images of the severely decomposed bodies were flashed onto a giant projection screen.

Several jurors appeared disturbed by the pictures of Laci Peterson and the baby the couple planned to name Conner. One female panelist put her hand to her temple when she first glimpsed a photo of the baby's body. Another woman looked away entirely.

The pictures accompanied testimony about the separate discoveries of the mother-to-be and child on April 13 and April 14, 2003. A dog walker found the boy's remains in grassy marshland on the shores of San Francisco Bay. The next day, about a mile away, another dog owner came across Laci Peterson's body wedged in some rocks on the bayshore.

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Exclusive document reveals identity of Peterson defense's 'mystery woman'

Exclusive document reveals identity of Peterson defense's 'mystery woman'

(Court TV) — What do a gold watch, a brown van and an eBay auction have in common?

According to documents obtained by Court TV's Catherine Crier, they resurrect defense attorney Mark Geragos' theory that Satanists in a brown van were involved in the murders of Laci Peterson and her unborn son.


Deanna Renfro pawned a gold watch like one belonging to Laci Peterson.

The host of Court TV's "Crier Live" obtained a pawn shop receipt revealing the identity of a "mystery woman" cited by Scott Peterson's lawyer and her possible connection to the owners of a brown van allegedly spotted in the Petersons' neighborhood before her disappearance.

The document indicates that Deanna Renfro pawned a gold Croton watch six days after Laci Peterson's disappearance — a gold watch almost identical to one Laci tried to auction on eBay weeks earlier, according to the records of the Petersons' eBay account.

Laci Peterson, 27, disappeared Dec. 24, 2002. Four days later, a rape crisis counselor told police that an unidentified woman reported she had been raped by two men and two women in a brown van during a satanic ritual.


A watch Laci Peterson attempted to sell on eBay

According to the counselor's account, the victim said that, during the ritual, the group mentioned a Christmas day death, one she would read about in the papers.

When police tracked down the van to a nearby campsite on Dec. 30, among the four people in the van were Donny and Mary Renfrow. Court TV sources indicated that Deanna Renfro (despite a different spelling in documents) is related to the Renfrows and may be Donny Renfrow's daughter.

The receipt from the pawn shop indicates that, the day after the police visit to the campsite, Deanna Renfro, who has a long criminal history including at least one methamphetamine arrest, pawned the gold Croton watch for $20.


The pawn shop where Deanna Renfo pawned a gold Croton watch for $20.

The bodies of Laci Peterson and her unborn son were found four months later on the shore of San Francisco Bay. Her husband, Scott, faces the death penalty if convicted of both murders.

"Is the pawned watch the same as Laci's? Are the Renfrows related?" Crier said. "Court TV is working to resolve these unanswered questions, but in the meantime, a conspiracy theory is born."...........

If Geragos successfully proves the baby was as developed as that, it could exonerate his client. Prosecutors believe the baby died on Dec. 23 or 24, 2002, which would have made the fetus 33 weeks old. Peterson was under intense surveillance after Dec. 24, so if Geragos proves the baby was alive two or three weeks after Laci's disappearance, it would go a long way to disproving the prosecution's scenario.

(Excerpt) Read more at cbs5.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: California
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Scott Peterson Murder Trial
1 posted on 07/07/2004 5:55:51 AM PDT by runningbear
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To: Rheo; Mystery Y; Searching4Justice; brneyedgirl; Scupoli; sissyjane; TexKat; Lanza; Mrs.Liberty; ...

Pinging......


2 posted on 07/07/2004 5:56:46 AM PDT by runningbear (Lurkers beware, Freeping is public opinions based on facts, theories, and news online.......)
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Pinging......


3 posted on 07/07/2004 5:57:13 AM PDT by runningbear (Lurkers beware, Freeping is public opinions based on facts, theories, and news online.......)
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Pinging......


4 posted on 07/07/2004 5:58:27 AM PDT by runningbear (Lurkers beware, Freeping is public opinions based on facts, theories, and news online.......)
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To: runningbear

How interesting. When does a baby become a baby? If an abortion doctor had performed a late term abortion on Laci it would be a fetus. When some nut with a knife does it, it becomes a baby. How come the media never presents any sort of philosophical debate on these questions?

What the hell am I saying? Duhhhhhh


5 posted on 07/07/2004 6:03:29 AM PDT by Casloy
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To: Casloy

Somewhere I read that Scott had checked the tide tables of the Bay. If he was going to sink a body, what would be the best situation with respect to tide?


6 posted on 07/07/2004 6:14:50 AM PDT by Fitzcarraldo
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Brocchini waits, but not called to stand

Brocchini waits, but not called to stand

By JOHN COTÉ and GARTH STAPLEY
BEE STAFF WRITER

Last Updated: July 7, 2004, 05:35:14 AM PDT

REDWOOD CITY -- Modesto police Detective Al Brocchini waited in the courtroom Tuesday for more than an hour as attorneys met in the judge's chamber, but he did not take the stand again.

After the closed-door meeting, prosecutor Rick Distaso spoke briefly with Brocchini. The detective then left, carrying a thick binder with blue documents -- apparently police reports.

Dean Johnson, a former San Mateo County prosecutor who is observing the trial, speculated that the meeting addressed whether Brocchini would be re-called Tuesday.

Questions have swirled since Brocchini's testimony last week about a tip he received. The detective testified that a man who claimed he went to college with Peterson said the Modesto man described in 1995 how he would dispose of a body. .......

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Graphic testimony quiets court


Elena Maria Gonzalez, leaving the Redwood City courthouse Tuesday, found the remains of Laci Peterson in April 2003. DAN HONDA/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

By GARTH STAPLEY and JOHN COTÉ

BEE STAFF WRITERS

Last Updated: July 7, 2004, 06:07:49 AM PDT

REDWOOD CITY -- Disturbing testimony about the discoveries of Laci and Conner Peterson's remains appeared to evoke an emotional response Tuesday from Scott Peterson and some jurors.

"We have to be specific about this," prosecutor Dave Harris said while questioning Elena Maria Gonzalez, who testified to seeing a dog gnawing at something on the San Francisco Bay shore on April 14, 2003. Peterson briefly put a hand to his bowed head as he sat at the defense table.

Peterson is being tried on murder charges in the deaths of his pregnant wife and unborn son. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. Defense attorneys say someone abducted Laci Peterson while she walked her dog as her husband fished alone at the bay.

Members of Laci Peterson's family, knowing what was coming, had quickly left the courtroom hours before as the first of five witnesses Tuesday talked about recovering the remains of mother and son.

At one point, Harris showed a grisly photo of the infant's.......

7 posted on 07/07/2004 6:17:44 AM PDT by runningbear (Lurkers beware, Freeping is public opinions based on facts, theories, and news online.......)
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To: Casloy
What the hell am I saying? Duhhhhhh

The truth...
8 posted on 07/07/2004 6:18:52 AM PDT by Dallas59
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To: Casloy

yep, journalists contradict themselves.......liberal schooling


9 posted on 07/07/2004 6:18:52 AM PDT by runningbear (Lurkers beware, Freeping is public opinions based on facts, theories, and news online.......)
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To: runningbear
"Court TV is working to resolve these unanswered questions, but in the meantime, a conspiracy theory is born."...........

Surprise, surprise. Geragross will throw enough trash into the mix as possible to try and confuse the jurors. Reminicent of the Simpson trial, and also Jeff MacDonald, who murdered his wife and two children (actually three, his wife was pregnant at the time). At least MacDonald is rotting in a jail cell where he belongs.

My cousin's daughter was brutally raped and murdered over two years ago, and the trial is just beginning. However, the hell my cousin is going through will never end.

My heart and prayers go out to the Rocha family. May Scott Peterson rot in hell for his heinous crimes.

10 posted on 07/07/2004 6:24:50 AM PDT by LisaMalia (In Memory of Sgt. James W."Billy" Lunsford..KIA 11-29-69 Binh Dinh S. Vietnam)
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To: LisaMalia

yes, Geragos is one creepy swine attorney!


11 posted on 07/07/2004 6:31:39 AM PDT by runningbear (Lurkers beware, Freeping is public opinions based on facts, theories, and news online.......)
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To: runningbear
a gold watch almost identical to one Laci tried to auction on eBay weeks earlier, according to the records of the Petersons' eBay account.

How would the "satanic cult" know where to find the watch? I thought all transactions on ebay were anonymous. If Laci or Scott gave out their home address to these strangers, wouldn't there be a computer record of this somewhere?

12 posted on 07/07/2004 6:35:26 AM PDT by Fitzcarraldo
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To: runningbear

I think I'll pass on this one.


13 posted on 07/07/2004 6:55:34 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim (Be a Dollar a Day FReeper, and SMILE when you get your Mastercard bill!)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Thanks for dropping by, though...It was a bad day for the Rocha family.


14 posted on 07/07/2004 7:09:33 AM PDT by MEG33 (John Kerry has been AWOL for two decades on issues of National Security)
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To: Fitzcarraldo

The pawn shop watch had no diamond bezel is my understanding..Pawned for 20 dollars...Almost identical isn't going to cut it.


15 posted on 07/07/2004 7:12:08 AM PDT by MEG33 (John Kerry has been AWOL for two decades on issues of National Security)
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To: Fitzcarraldo
How would the "satanic cult" know where to find the watch? I thought all transactions on ebay were anonymous.

Why is it necessary that they know where to find this specific watch?

I think the scenario the defense is try to propose is that they kidnap Laci and she has the watch. The watch looks valuable. They then pawn the watch.

They don't even know about the Ebay listing. I doubt that anyone would kidnap her for a $20 watch they saw on Ebay, but if she was wearing the watch, pawning it would be pretty easy.

You have to wonder where drifters like this got what was once a very expensive watch. We haven't seen the evidence yet, but it is not your everyday brand of watch. Laci's relative couldn't identify it, but where is Laci's watch? Could the relative be helping the prosecution?

16 posted on 07/07/2004 7:18:10 AM PDT by CurlyDave
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To: Fitzcarraldo

ebay accounts are to be anonymous except for email address when requested, or square trade verifying or PayPal.... But, one would have to know the item listing to this particular item being auctioned, and time frame for ebay search to find a record of it, in 6 mos they are no longer linkable if you bookmarked the item? Someone gave them their ebay account info or was subpeona?


17 posted on 07/07/2004 7:28:26 AM PDT by runningbear (Lurkers beware, Freeping is public opinions based on facts, theories, and news online.......)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

the news accounts are quite vivid in sentences as you read some excerpts of the testimonies.


18 posted on 07/07/2004 7:29:33 AM PDT by runningbear (Lurkers beware, Freeping is public opinions based on facts, theories, and news online.......)
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To: MEG33

yeah, the word here: "almost" identical.


19 posted on 07/07/2004 7:30:10 AM PDT by runningbear (Lurkers beware, Freeping is public opinions based on facts, theories, and news online.......)
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To: CurlyDave

and you wonder why some innocent people are robbed and murdered over $2.00 or jealousy! So, makes no difference when a person wants to 'off' ya for some particular reason, they will. Laci and Conner were; for someone else wanting out of life styles they particularly didn't want anymore, and that is the way they(he) figured was the way out.


20 posted on 07/07/2004 7:34:18 AM PDT by runningbear (Lurkers beware, Freeping is public opinions based on facts, theories, and news online.......)
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To: runningbear; Mrs Zip

ping


21 posted on 07/07/2004 8:15:56 AM PDT by zip (Remember: DimocRat lies told often enough became truth to 42% of americans)
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To: runningbear

Good Morning everyone. I've been out of the loop for the past few days, and hoping to catch up today.


22 posted on 07/07/2004 8:17:00 AM PDT by sissyjane (You're either with us or against us.)
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To: zip

ah oh.... did I forget again? ..... Adding on my home one... ;o)


23 posted on 07/07/2004 8:28:55 AM PDT by runningbear (Lurkers beware, Freeping is public opinions based on facts, theories, and news online.......)
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To: runningbear

Wondering when the M.E. testimony is going to begin.


24 posted on 07/07/2004 9:40:09 AM PDT by alexandria
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To: MEG33

Exactly Meg and the Renfro watch was all scratched had no diamonds inset around it. Laci's watch was worth $750.00 or more. She was attempting to sell it for $750.00. Also, Robyn Rocha IN COURT stated that the Renfro watch was NOT the same as Laci's!! Another Piece of .....!!


25 posted on 07/07/2004 1:04:25 PM PDT by Canadian Outrage (IAll us Western Canuks belong South!!!)
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To: CurlyDave

I'm wondering if Laci's croton watch was given to Amber in the bag full of jewellery and other assorted items?


26 posted on 07/07/2004 1:06:21 PM PDT by Canadian Outrage (IAll us Western Canuks belong South!!!)
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To: Casloy

Well, my son was born one month early and weighed 8.5 lbs at birth. He was just a big baby, not fat, skinny actually. He was so skinny that he looked like a little old man. He's now 6'5" and about 200lbs.


27 posted on 07/07/2004 1:14:57 PM PDT by Eva
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To: LisaMalia

THE military screwed up the crime scene so bad in the macdonald case that I am suprised that he is still in jail, there was a lot of drifters using lsd ,and every drug in the book, and I would not want his inlaws, these folks loved him until they found out he was moving on with his life, and peterson is way a cad but a murderer, I need more evidence before I would wish him dead ,so far the da has shown nothing, I hope that in all of the cases of murder that the right person is brought to justice.


28 posted on 07/07/2004 1:52:32 PM PDT by douglas1 (and IF LEFT UP TO YOU AND)
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To: douglas1

Do yourself a favor, get educated on the Jeffrey MacDonald case. Go to your nearest bookstore, and buy the novel "Fatal Vision". I guarantee after you read it, you'll be convinced of MacDonald's guilt. His inlaws were wonderful people, and in fact gave him the benefit of the doubt. It was only after Colleen's step-father read all the transcripts of the investigation and the case that he seeked justice, and they finally got it.

As far a Peterson is concerned it doesn't take a rocket scientist to know he's guilty as sin. I just hope those on the jury don't think the way you do.


29 posted on 07/07/2004 2:12:55 PM PDT by LisaMalia (In Memory of Sgt. James W."Billy" Lunsford..KIA 11-29-69 Binh Dinh S. Vietnam)
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To: Casloy

Liberals and feminists believe that it is a fetus if the mother doesn't want it and a baby if the mother wants it.

IOW, it's totally up to each pregnant woman whether their unborn baby is a human being or a piece of medical debris. Shameful really.


30 posted on 07/07/2004 2:41:11 PM PDT by An American In Dairyland (Have you forgotten?)
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To: Devil_Anse; Jackie-O; runningbear; Canadian Outrage; All

I hope you were all able to watch Catherine Cryer today. She had Dr Dimiao as her guest talking about results from the autopsy. He pointed in no uncertain terms to the fact that Conner was not born alive, was not removed from Laci, also said that Laci PROBABLY was beaten and strangled. He said she had two broken ribs on her left side which were from right before death. The baby still had meconium.......


31 posted on 07/07/2004 2:46:24 PM PDT by sissyjane (You're either with us or against us.)
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To: sissyjane

Re:Catherine Cryer-- Intact cervix, panty on Laci, only organ left in her body the uterus, which had a jagged tear across the top. This is gross--babies brain had liquified, and the bones had collapsed in upon themselves. The skull was not round, so therefore the "tape" could have slipped over the head easily. There was a two centimeter gap between the tape and the neck, and no mark on the babies neck to show that the tape had been tightened.


32 posted on 07/07/2004 2:51:24 PM PDT by sissyjane (You're either with us or against us.)
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To: sissyjane
Re:Catherine Cryer-- Intact cervix, panty on Laci, only organ left in her body the uterus, which had a jagged tear across the top. This is gross--babies brain had liquified, and the bones had collapsed in upon themselves. The skull was not round, so therefore the "tape" could have slipped over the head easily. There was a two centimeter gap between the tape and the neck, and no mark on the babies neck to show that the tape had been tightened.

Happened to catch this and completely agree. This guy was perfection. Couldn't have been any clearer. Prosecution, sign him up. NOW.

33 posted on 07/07/2004 2:56:25 PM PDT by Rusty Roberts (RB and RG have memories like elephants, thankfully for those of us who read but post infrequently)
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To: sissyjane; Howlin

Howlin --ping to posts 31 and 32.


34 posted on 07/07/2004 3:01:43 PM PDT by sissyjane (You're either with us or against us.)
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To: sissyjane

per CTV:

Name: Peterson, Laci aka: Doe Jane Date 04/14/03 Time: 1830 Hrs Finish Time: 2200 hrs
Place of Death: Richmond, California Age: Sex: Female Race: Caucasian


AUTOPSY DIAGNOSES

1.) Female body with:
A. Absence of each radius, each ulna and both hands
B. Absence of both feet and left tibia and fibula
C. Absence of head and cervical vertebrae 1-6
D. Absence of thoracoabdominal viscera

2.) Gravid uterus: fetus, placenta and the umbilical cord absent, with opening near fundus. Cervix intact and closed.

3.) Extensive changes of immersion, postmortem animal feeding, tidal effect and decomposition, estimated postmortem interval : months

4.) Multiple rib fractures (left 5 and 6, right 9)

CAUSE OF DEATH: UNDETERMINED

COMMENTS: The absence of body parts in this case may simply be attributable to postmortem change, animal feeding, and tidal action , there is no evidence of tool marks on remaining bones of the extremites or on the thoracic vertebral column. Toxicology testing performed on skeletal muscle is positive only for caffeine and PEA (decomposition product.)


35 posted on 07/07/2004 3:02:36 PM PDT by maggief
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To: LisaMalia
Prayers of strength for you and your family!
36 posted on 07/07/2004 3:33:53 PM PDT by Jackie-O
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To: maggiefluffs; sissyjane; runningbear

Thanks for the pings and the info...was at the movies with the chickadees today. Hope to be back from bowling before Greta. I almost hate to watch her anymore, but have been gone from all of the coverage today.
I knew if I check in with you all I'd get caught up! ;o)


37 posted on 07/07/2004 3:39:24 PM PDT by Jackie-O
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To: Jackie-O

Have fun bowling, and let me know what Greta says-can't bear to watch her any more!!!


38 posted on 07/07/2004 3:41:47 PM PDT by sissyjane (You're either with us or against us.)
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To: sissyjane

I forced myself to watch LKL last night....Greta needs a smack! Snap her out of it. She needs to go back to "fair and balanced."


39 posted on 07/07/2004 3:46:42 PM PDT by Jackie-O
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To: runningbear
"ebay accounts are to be anonymous"

Sort of, once you have bid on an item, either bidder or seller can request the contact information of the other.

Closed listings remain available to general search for only 2 weeks. If you have the listing number, it is available for 3 months, but I have seen listings that remain a fourth month due to vagaries in the system. I doubt they had to subpoena the ebay records, ebay's policy is to cooperate fully with all LE investigations. It would be a natural place to look for leads, not to mention help account for any missing personal items, just in case Scott claimed that items were stolen, when in fact Laci sold them.

40 posted on 07/07/2004 4:05:10 PM PDT by Valpal1 (Pray for our troops, that our domestic enemies would be silenced.)
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To: sissyjane; runningbear; MEG33; Canadian Outrage; Devil_Anse; Rusty Roberts; All
Just saw Shep...
More testimony today about Connor's remains..so badly decomposed they had to be rolled onto a towel. Very graphic.
A clerk connected with LE last Jan was pregnant and the same size as Laci testified today about a demonstration where she lay down in a boat, pics were taken and she could not be detected in the boat.
Clerk who sold the fishing license to Snott testified that he bought a license on the 20th for the 23rd and 24th...blowing a whole in Snott's lie that he decided to go last minute.
An attorney involved in the case ( don't know which side) has had a death in the family, court canceled tomorrow, will resume Mon.
41 posted on 07/07/2004 4:23:21 PM PDT by Jackie-O
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To: Jackie-O
Prayers of strength for you and your family!

Thanks, here is some background on the case:

Most Wanted Murder Suspect Captured,

McCray Arrested In Canada

UPDATED: 9:55 a.m. EST November 3, 2002

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- One day after a Ross County murder mystery was aired on America's Most Wanted, police took the suspect into custody.

NewsChannel 4 learned that T.J. McCray (pictured, left) was captured in Saskatchewan, Canada.

McCray was wanted for the murder of Stephanie Evans, whose body was found in April 2001 along the banks of the Scioto River near Richmondale, Ohio.

Ross County sheriff detectives Richard Vititoe and Kevin Pierce were in the Washington, D.C. studios of Fox TV Saturday night when America's Most Wanted aired the story.

NewsChannel 4 reported that McCray's girlfriend called in from Canada. He is now in jail on a breaking and entering charge.

Ross County authorities had been chasing McCray across the United States for the past 19 months. He is also wanted in connection with the murder of a Londonderry real estate agent.

42 posted on 07/07/2004 5:21:22 PM PDT by LisaMalia (In Memory of Sgt. James W."Billy" Lunsford..KIA 11-29-69 Binh Dinh S. Vietnam)
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To: sissyjane

Sissy I saw Catherine Crier today!! Fabulous huh? Have I not said all along that Laci's broken ribs were done to her probably by her loving husband. His testimony regarding the baby being born by park bum C-section was so terrific. I loved his comment, "I would be embarassed as a medical professional to attempt to testify to something that is clearly not possible"!! He said the tape around that baby's neck was LOOSE. This Medical Examiner examined both the baby and Laci's remains. He said even with the swelling from the water on Connor that there was an inch of space between the neck and the tape. Connor WAS NOT strangled. He explained that the tape debris got over the baby's head because the brain was liquified and therefore the head was soft and maleable. He also confirmed that the baby was the RIGHT gestational age. I can certainly see why Cyril Wecht REFUSED to testify and if I hear correctly the ever present Henry Lee is having second thoughts!!


43 posted on 07/07/2004 7:13:45 PM PDT by Canadian Outrage (IAll us Western Canuks belong South!!!)
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To: LisaMalia

I read that book Lisa. It was an extremely good read!!


44 posted on 07/07/2004 7:14:56 PM PDT by Canadian Outrage (IAll us Western Canuks belong South!!!)
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To: Rusty Roberts

Wasn't her Rusty??? He stated that because Laci had the trousers on that half her belly tissue was there and that the "bum" would have to have incised the belly, THEN reached way DOWN and jaggedly incised the fundus of the Uterus and removed the baby. Absolsutely ABSURD. He said HE would have a hard time doing it. Also said that it was NOT a coffin birth because again she had on her pants, panties and was taped. Not to mention that her cervix had not been opened and was intact.!!


45 posted on 07/07/2004 7:18:07 PM PDT by Canadian Outrage (IAll us Western Canuks belong South!!!)
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To: Jackie-O

Hi Jax!! You on vacation?????


46 posted on 07/07/2004 7:21:08 PM PDT by Canadian Outrage (IAll us Western Canuks belong South!!!)
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To: Canadian Outrage

? Not sure what you mean CO, as I totally agree with the guy on CC.

BTW, on Greta they just talked about having a pregnant woman the same size as Laci tesitify today, with pictures, and proves she can fit in the boat without anyone seeing her. What's more, she also fit inside the green tool box, which blew me away.


47 posted on 07/07/2004 7:25:52 PM PDT by Rusty Roberts (RB and RG have memories like elephants, thankfully for those of us who read but post infrequently)
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To: Jackie-O

Oh my, no court AGAIN TOMORROW??? I guess these things happen tho. I wish you had seen Catherine Crier today. That Dr. DeMaeo I believe, a Forensic Pathologist and medical examiner was beyond FABULOUS. He has personally examined both the baby and Laci. He stated that Conner was JUST released from Laci's uterus before he washed up. He determined that it was within 24 hours because the baby had meconium at the anus. He outright mocked the theory of the baby being taken C-section by some murderer, kept say in a freezer, then thrown in the Bay only to wash up in nearly the same place as Laci. Not really possible. He thoroughly explained the tape. NO strangulation. He surmised that Laci's ribs were fractured from a kick, a blow by an instrument (say a broken oar?) or some such thing.


48 posted on 07/07/2004 7:27:26 PM PDT by Canadian Outrage (IAll us Western Canuks belong South!!!)
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To: LisaMalia

AMW is such a valuable program. God Bless John Walsh for his continued vigilance and determination to see these awful people found and prosecuted.!!


49 posted on 07/07/2004 7:30:38 PM PDT by Canadian Outrage (IAll us Western Canuks belong South!!!)
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To: Jackie-O

greta is definately pro gagagous. she is starting to make me gag


50 posted on 07/07/2004 8:13:08 PM PDT by fiesti (Terri deserves life---Terrisfight.org)
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