Jodi Arias: Hell Hath No Fury

Jodi Arias trial: What prosecution evidence is most convincing?

The prosecution rested its case against Jodi Arias last Thursday, believing they introduced more than enough evidence to convict the beauty of murdering her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander. What evidence do you find most convincing?

The Lies:

Arias gave three conflicting stories to police, losing any perceived credibility she may have had. The prosecution made a point to attack Arias’ credibility by showing extensive portions of her interrogation videos, spanning several days during the testimony of the investigating officer Detective Esteban Flores.

–   Version 1: She said she wasn’t even there.

–   Version 2: She said she was at the apartment with Alexander but two masked robbers (at first two males, then later in the same interview it became one male and one female) came into the apartment, murdered Alexander, and let Arias go. She told Officer Flores she did not tell anyone because she feared for the safety of her family. Arias loosely compared it to the show The Sopranos.

–   Version 3: She acted in self-defense against an abusive ex-boyfriend that became   enraged when she dropped his camera and she had to protect herself by stabbing him 27 times, slitting his throat, and shooting him in the head.

The handgun:

A .25 caliber gun was stolen from a cabinet in Arias’ grandparents’ house in Northern California, where Arias lived, in a burglary a week before Alexander was shot. Only $300 cash, a DVD player, and the .25 caliber handgun were stolen even though there were several other guns in the cabinet. Alexander was killed by a .25 caliber handgun.

The photographs:

There are explicit photographs recovered from Alexander’s camera. The photos had been deleted and the camera thrown in the washing machine, but forensics personnel were able to recover the photos. On the camera were photos of Alexander and Arias naked together on the day Alexander was murdered, placing her at the scene of the crime. There is also a photo that prosecutors allege shows Alexander lying in a pool of blood – they also say Arias’ leg can be seen in the photo.

The Wounds on Arias’ Hands:

Arias had cuts on her hand and fingers shortly after the murder according to testimony by a romantic interest of Arias’ whom she visited in Utah the day after Alexander was murdered. According to the witness Arias acted normal and said she cut herself on a broken glass while working at a Margaritaville restaurant. According to testimony from a separate police officer not only is there no evidence she worked at a restaurant at that time, there isn’t even a Margaritaville restaurant in Yreka, California.

The Phone Records:

According to phone records, Arias made several phone calls to Alexander AFTER he was murdered in an apparent attempt to cover her tracks.

Ryan Kerns, Esq., Wild About Trial

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Sarah says:

Darla, there were what appeared to be “kool-aid stains” in her rental car that she got prior to driving to Travis’s. However, the rental company had the car cleaned before police could examine it.

Edwin Del Toro says:

Guilty Dios la perdone

darla says:

I love this site.I have some questions though that I haven’t heard come up.Was there any blood found going downstairs or anywhere downstairs?Was there any blood found in the car?There should have been a lot of blood found in these places if she left the house and drove covered in blood as she testified to.This has nothing to do with hrr premeditation butcould prove more of her lies. says:

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