Two pieces of little known about evidence surfaced on Thursday during the Jodi Arias trial. After being arrested for brutally murdering her lover, Travis Alexander, she made an attempt at witness tampering by trying to send secret messages to a friend via penciled in comments in the margins of two magazines. When the messages are pieced together, using her not-so-sophisticated code, it says "You f'd up. What you told my attorney next day directly contradicts what I've been saying for over a year. Get down here ASAP and see me before you talk to them again and before you testify so we can fix this. Interview was excellent. Must talk ASAP." Ohhhhh boy, that doesn't look good to a jury.
As Shanna Hogan, who is an expert on all things about this trial, confirmed to Jane Velez-Mitchell via a phone interview, Jodi Arias' ex boyfriend, Matt McCartney, was "involved in creating" the letters alleging that Travis Alexander was a pedophile. Meaning he forged them. Hogan said, "Yes, that was one of the most shocking moments in court. We've known about this for a while. She communicated with her ex-boyfriend, Matthew McCartney, through jail, and he was involved in creating these letters that were later proven to be forgeries. And that was the only substantial evidence that was given to... back up her statement."
See how she effed up? Once prosecutor Juan Martinez really gets digging into that information, the jury will probably see her for the lying manipulator she is. If they don't already. There was some reports from inside the court room that some men on the jury snickered when she compared the prosecutor to Travis. That's a bit of a stretch, and probably didn't earn her any fans. The same report says there does appear to be a female juror who is expressing some sympathy for Arias. Of course, this is all just speculation from someone who was in the courtroom who talked to someone who posted it on Facebook.
When court resumes on Monday, what will Jodi be testifying about? She is still facing cross examination by the prosecution. Her meek and victimized demeanor has been replaced by a smug, cocky woman, which she seems to think shows she's ready to go head to head with Mr. Martinez, but it really just comes off as easier to believe that this murder was something she had planned out. Like, she coldly and calculatedly plotted this out. If that's what the jury is seeing, too, then she's probably headed for death row. She did say she would beg for the death penalty...
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