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LIVE FEED – ‘Murdaugh Murders’ Trial: Day Eight

News and notes from South Carolina’s ‘Trial of the Century.’

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Welcome back to our live feed from the double homicide trial of disbarred attorney/ accused killer Alex Murdaugh – the man at the center of the ‘Murdaugh Murders’ crime and corruption saga.

Murdaugh stands accused of killing his wife, 52-year-old Maggie Murdaugh, and youngest son, 22-year-old Paul Murdaugh, on his family’s hunting property in Colleton County, South Carolina on June 7, 2021. He pleaded not guilty and is currently standing trial in Walterboro, S.C.

Today is day number eight of these proceedings – which will commence with assistant attorney general John Conrad continuing his direct examination of lieutenant Britt Dove of the S.C. State Law Enforcement Division (SLED). Dove has been providing jurors with detailed information about the activity of the cell phones of Alex Murdaugh, Maggie Murdaugh and Paul Murdaugh on the evening of the murders.

After Dove’s testimony concludes, the prosecution is expected to call several other witnesses to supplement his testimony – potentially including Rogan Gibson, Paul Murdaugh’s friend and the person with whom he was communicating immediately prior to his death.

Assuming Gibson testifies, this may be the day we see the cell phone video that ultimately shredded the alibi Alex Murdaugh provided to law enforcement in the aftermath of the murders.

For yesterday’s daily feed, click here.



At the opening gavel of each day of the trial, we will launch two new polls asking readers to weigh in on 1) whether they think Alex Murdaugh is guilty or not guilty of murdering his late wife, Maggie Murdaugh and, 2) whether they think he is guilty or not guilty of murdering his late son, Paul Murdaugh.

The goal of our daily polls is to track how perception of Murdaugh’s guilt or innocence related to the murders of his two alleged victims changes over the course of the trial.

Here are today’s polls …



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      THE FEED …

      5:36 p.m. EST – On the Wednesday after the homicides, a group of Paul’s friends went to the Edisto home. Loving states Alex was grieving. He cried a lot and had a difficult time speaking. Griffin asks Loving to identify a man in the video. Loving identifies him as attorney Chris Wilson.

      5:34 p.m. EST – Griffin admits a video of Paul, Alex and Maggie Murdaugh at Edisto on Memorial Day weekend without objection. The video is played and the courtroom hears a group of people singing “Happy Birthday” to Alex.

      5:32 p.m. EST – When Loving first learned of Paul and Maggie Murdaugh’s murders, he was not scared. After speaking with friends, he became more concerned about his safety and left his home.

      5:30 p.m. EST – Loving says Alex and Paul Murdaugh had an awesome relationship stating that it seemed like Paul was the apple of his eye. He also says Maggie and Alex had a great relationship. The last time he saw Paul was on Memorial Day weekend at the Edisto house.

      5:20 p.m. EST – Griffin has begun cross examination of Will Loving. He asks Loving if Paul often left guns at other people’s houses. He left a gun in Loving’s closet for two to three months.

      5:17 p.m. EST – Waters plays the snapchat video for Will Loving. Loving states with 100% certainty that the voice in the background is Alex Murdaugh.

      5:12 p.m. EST – Loving tells Waters that his understanding of the sale of the Murdaugh home in Hampton was to help pay for financial matters related to lawsuits. The defense objects as hearsay and the objection is sustained.

      5:10 p.m. EST – Loving states he saw Alex Murdaugh the Wednesday after the murders. He did not discuss details with him, they just grieved together. He did know about the boat case but they didn’t discuss it much.

      5:08 p.m. EST – Loving testifies Maggie was a dog lover. She often walked or rode a bike down to the kennels. She would usually go down there during the day and not often after dark. He also states that Paul responded to his cell phone quickly and that he usually kept his phone in one of his back pockets.

      5:00 p.m. EST – Loving states the gun that they were using for target practice at Moselle in March/April of 2021 was not the gun they have in evidence.

      4:50 p.m. EST – Loving testifies that he recalls a .300 Blackout being stolen years ago.

      4:45 p.m. EST – Will met Paul Murdaugh in Edisto when he was about 15-years old and Paul was 13-years old.

      4:40 p.m. EST – The State calls Will Loving to the stand.

      4:18 p.m. EST – Rogan Gibson tells Griffin that Paul moved back home in June of 2021. He says that Paul kind of stayed all over the place. He would stay at Moselle and often at his uncle, John Marvin Murdaugh’s home. He’s asking about the trucks and farm equipment at Moselle.

      4:15 p.m. EST – Griffin asks Rogan about the boat accident in February 2019. Griffin doesn’t remember the exact date. Griffin asks Rogan if Paul had received any threats as a result of the boating accident. Gibson responds Paul received no threats that he thought were serious.

      4:10 p.m. EST – Rogan’s voice cracks when Griffin asks him about “Miss Maggie.” He says she was like a second mother to him. She always took care of him and treated him like her own child. They spent time in Edisto a lot. He states “Miss Maggie” liked the beach and friends were welcome to the Edisto home. Their homes were open to all of Paul and Buster’s friends. Gibson testifies that Alex appeared to enjoy being around his family.

      4:07 p.m. EST – Jim Griffin has begun cross-examination of Rogan Gibson. Griffin is approaching this cross very carefully. Gibson tells Griffin that his own relationship with Alex Murdaugh was good stating they had fun and “He gave me permission to hunt the property.” He states Paul and Alex Murdaugh had a “very good” relationship. Paul’s passion was the Moselle property. He loved hunting and fishing. Gibson describes Paul as a good and loyal friend.

      4:05 p.m. EST – Rogan Gibson confirms after listening to the video in court that the voice he heard on it is Alex Murdaugh. He confidently points Alex out in court when asked by Creighton Waters.

      3:59 p.m. EST – Before playing the video, Waters asks Gibson if Paul and Maggie sounded worried, scared or sounded as though they were in danger. Gibson responds the did not. They sounded normal. Gibson tells Waters that the family would usually drive down to the kennels in an ATV or truck. They often liked to go down to the kennels to let the dogs run. He states there were sometimes guns left down at the kennel. Waters begins playing the video.

      3:55 p.m. EST – In November 2022, law enforcement officers asked him to watch the video taken on Paul’s phone at 8:44 p.m. on June 7, 2021. He said upon watching it he is 100% sure the voices in the background are Maggie, Paul and Alex Murdaugh. Creighton Waters prepares to play this video again.

      3:50 p.m. EST – Rogan told Maggie’s mom about the call and that he heard Alex in the background while Alex was in the room. Alex did not deny being there. Rogan tells Creighton Waters that he never discussed this with Alex Murdaugh.

      3:49 p.m. EST – Rogan woke up on June 8, 2021 and had missed calls. Among those missed calls were from Alex Murdaugh on June 7, 2021 at 10:21 and 10:24 p.m. Gibson was asleep and missed them. Gibson also missed calls at 10:25 and 10:30 p.m. When Rogan spoke to Croft and McAllister he told them that he thought he heard Alex on the phone call with Paul at 8:40 p.m. He stated he was 99% sure he heard Mr. Alex on that phone call.

      3:46 p.m. EST – Rogan’s last text at 9:58 p.m. to Paul was “yo.” Rogan never received a response. He tried to call Paul at 9:10, 9:29, 9:42 and 9:57 p.m. His last call to Paul was at 10:08 p.m. Paul never answered any of these calls. Rogan testifies he tried to text “Miss Maggie” at 9:34 p.m. and said, “Tell Paul to call me.” Maggie never responded.

      3:44 p.m. EST – Rogan confirms a 8:40 p.m. call from Paul that lasted four minutes. A FaceTime call shortly after was lagging so Paul was going to send him a video. Rogan never received that video.

      3:36 p.m. EST – After the FaceTime video didn’t work, he tried to contact both Paul and Maggie but got no response. He tells Creighton Waters he went to bed around 10:00 p.m. When he woke up the next morning around 5:00-5:30 p.m. he realized he had some missed calls. He called a friend who he had missed a call from, Nolan Tuten who told him about the murders. He drove to Moselle and arrived around 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. He said he saw John Marvin but didn’t speak to him. His cousin let Cash out of the kennel and he took Cash with him. They went to a convenience store where he met a game warden. The game warden told Gibson that law enforcement would want to speak with him. Gibson told him if he had a contact, “let’s get them up here and we’ll talk.” He states he spoke to Jeff Croft and Katie McAllister. They discussed their communications the night before and Gibson showed them his cell phone.

      3:34 p.m. EST – Paul called Rogan around 8:40 p.m. on June 7, 2021 and asked if there was something wrong with Cash’s tail. Rogan states he heard Miss Maggie and who he thought to be Mr. Alex in the background. Paul was going to FaceTime Rogan so he could see the dog’s tail. Since the service was bad out there, they discussed Paul sending Rogan a video of the dog. Rogan’s voice cracks when he confirms that was the last time he spoke with Paul.

      3:31 p.m. EST – Rogan states Paul called him on June 7, 2021 and they talked about the sunflower field that was about to be planted. Paul kept his cell phone in his pocket when not in his hand and responded to texts quickly.

      3:29 p.m. EST – Rogan states that Maggie preferred to stay at their Edisto home due to the yellow flies at Moselle. Rogan had a chocolate lab named Cash. The dog stayed at the kennels at Moselle because he couldn’t go to the home that Gibson’s girlfriend was renting.

      3:25 p.m. EST – Paul also preferred a Super Black Eagle shotgun. He often carried a .300 Blackout in his truck.

      3:23 p.m. EST – Rogan states they used a .300 Blackout gun to shoot hogs. He says one of their .300 Blackouts were stolen out of Paul’s truck at a party.

      3:20 p.m. EST – Rogan has been good friends with Paul Murdaugh most of his life. He says Paul liked hunting and fishing and loved hanging out as Moselle. He became real close to the entire family. Paul’s nickname was Rooster and Buster was Bus.

      3:15 p.m. EST Rogan Gibson has been called to the stand by the State. To read more about Rogan, click here.

      3:13 p.m. EST – Varnadoe tells Griffin that Murdaugh appeared to be shaken up, but was very respectful. Varnadoe states he did not know that Murdaugh had gotten a gun from the house before the police arrived at the time he completed the GSR test. Murdaugh’s clothes were not tested for GSR.

      3:11 p.m. EST – Jim Griffin is beginning his cross-examination of Sargent Varnadoe. He asks about the case in which Varnadoe provided expert witness testimony for Murdaugh. Varnadoe responds that it involved a member of a local Walterboro gang known to be dangerous called the Cowboys.

      3:08 p.m. EST – Varandoe tells the prosecution that he observed Murdaugh wearing a white t-shirt that night and that to the naked eye, it did not appear to have blood on it. The date and time of the shooting on Varnadoe’s paperwork is June 7, 2021 at 10:00 p.m. Varnadoe states he was given this time by his supervisor. The GSR test was conducted at 11:15 p.m. The State is done with their direct examination.

      3:00 p.m. EST – Varnadoe states Murdaugh’s hands were not shaking when the conducted the GSR test and he noted no debris or blood on them.

      2:57 p.m. EST – Varnadoe testifies that Murdaugh did not smell of alcohol or appear to be under the influence of any substance. He is demonstrating the process he uses to test for GSR.

      2:55 p.m. EST – Varnadoe knew Alex Murdaugh prior to the night of the homicides as he testified as a expert witness in a gang case that Murdaugh was prosecuting.

      2:50 p.m. EST – Varandoe was instructed to conduct a Gunshot Residue (GSR) test on Alex Murdaugh’s hands. He states he has taken GSR twenty times prior.

      2:40 p.m. EST – Court has resumed. Nathan Brian Varnadoe has been called to the stand. Varnadoe is a Sargent with Colleton County Sheriff’s Department and was at the crime scene the night of the homicide. He went to the driveway where the dog kennels are as he was instructed.

      1:18 p.m. EST – Judge Newman has called for a break for lunch for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

      1:00 p.m. EST – Dove states Maggie’s phone came on at 9:05:44 p.m. The screen went off at 9:07:00 p.m. The next time Maggie’s phone screen turns on at 9:31:44 p.m. If the screen is off, it will not record an orientation change. Dove said he cannot definitively state at what time the phone was thrown.

      12:55 p.m. EST – Cross-examination by the defense has completed. The State is now on re-direct.

      12:45 p.m. EST – Dove testifies he was told that Alex did have the passcode to Maggie’s phone.

      12:40 p.m. EST – Barber says that according to Dove, Alex walked from 9:02 p.m. to 9:06:48 p.m. on June 7, 2021. He asks how Alex could be starting the car 30 seconds after Maggie’s phone was thrown out the window at 9:06:12 p.m. Could he be at two places at one time? Dove says it’s hard to say if that was the exact moment the phone was thrown. Barber asks if it would be reasonable that the incoming call from Alex Murdaugh to Maggie Murdaugh’s phone which occurred the moment the phone was thrown, could be someone else had the phone, saw the call and threw it out of the car in a panic. Dove says he cannot say as he was not there, but admits it could be a reasonable possibility.

      12:37 p.m. EST – Dove states that it depends on how a phone is thrown for it to register a location change. Barber asks if it’s reasonable that if Alex starts a car at 9:06:48 p.m. to be throwing a phone from a car at 9:06:12 p.m. when the orientation change. Dove says it is hard to say.

      12:36 p.m. EST – Be sure to check out our ‘Murdaugh Murders’ page. We have been adding many informative videos daily.

      12:15 p.m. EST – Text message from Alex to Maggie on June 7, 2021 at 7:05:55 p.m. “Paul says you are getting pedi!! Call when you are done.”

      12:12 p.m. EST – A text message sent by Maggie on June 7, 2021 at 3:55:26 p.m. is read to the court, “TY. I’m waiting at doctor. Alex wants me to come home. I have to leave door open at Edisto but trust Mexicans to shut and lock for me. His dad is back in hospital. The last doctor claims no cancer, it is pneumonia.” A separate text sent at 3:57:53 p.m. reads, “Alex is about to die. I hope he doesn’t go down there to sleep. Alex needs to take care of himself as well.” Additional texts are being read.

      New Video from our weapons expert, Chad Ayers:

      12:00 p.m. EST – Dove testifies that looking at the two reports on Maggie and Alex’s phone did not contain similar step activity. If the phones were carried together by the same person, he believes it would have similar step activity.

      11:58 a.m. EST – Dove testifies that you can see the contents of a text message without it being marked read. Dove says it is possible that someone with a low battery may curtail their use of their phone.

      11:56 a.m. EST – The State has completed their direct examination. Phillip Barber has begun the cross examination for the defense.

      11:50 a.m. EST – No video recordings or photographs were found to be relevant on Maggie or Alex’s phones. The time and location of the video on Paul’s phone is confirmed again by Dove. CD with this video at the kennel is entered into evidence. It is not under seal. Dove states you can see a dog in the video and hear three separate voices in the video. The video is being played for the court. Click here to read an article by Will Folks regarding this video.

      11:45 a.m. EST – The State has Dove remind the jury that an orientation change can be caused by it tumbling end over end, but it’s not likely. A phone can be thrown a short distance without an orientation change.

      11:36 a.m. EST – The following are the step data and times recorded on Paul Murdaugh’s phone on June 7, 2021 as testified to by Britt Dove:

      • 105 steps between 6:54:21 p.m. and 7:03:49 p.m.
      • 208 steps between 7:14:13 p.m. and 7:22:19 p.m.
      • 139 steps between 7:25:03 p.m. and 7:34:47 p.m.
      • 171 steps between 7:35:10 p.m. and 7:41:43 p.m.
      • 89 steps between 7:45:27 p.m and 7:55:11 p.m.
      • 7:55:44 pm and 8:05:28 p.m.
      • 8:05:46 p.m and 8:15:24 p.m.
      • 140 steps between 8:15:55 p.m. and 8:21:45 p.m.
      • 283 steps between 8:32:25 p.m. and 8:42:11 p.m.
      • No steps were recorded on Paul’s phone after 8:42:11 p.m.

      11:33 a.m. EST – Dove confirms 8:48:59 p.m. is the last movement, recorded steps, or application usage recorded on Paul’s phone.

      11:28 a.m. EST – Dove states that at 8:44:49 p.m. on June 7, 2021 there is an event entry for the camera on Paul’s phone. This indicates there is an application usage and the camera was being turned on. The camera was turned off at 8:45:47 p.m. The camera was on for less than a minute. Location data placed Paul’s phone near a red roof building on the property on Moselle Road at this time.

      Evidence presented in Alex Murdaugh’s trial for murder at the Colleton County Courthouse on Monday, January 30, 2023. Joshua Boucher/The State/Pool

      11:26 a.m. EST – Dove testifies that at 10:34 p.m., Paul’s cell phone battery ran out.

      11:23 a.m. EST – 8:48:05 p.m. on June 7, 2021 was the last outgoing text from Paul Murdaugh’s phone.

      11:18 a.m. EST – Court has resumed. I will get specific times later on all the texts and provide a timeline. For now, I’m focusing on important times and notes from Britt Dove. – Jenn Wood

      11:02 a.m. EST – Judge Newman has called a 10-15 minute recess.

      10:50 a.m. EST – Dove is testifying regarding location data on Paul’s phone. Paul’s phone was collecting more location data than Maggie’s.

      10:45 a.m. EST – Dove testifies that the last text read on Maggie’s phone was at 8:49:27 p.m. The text to Paul’s phone from Rogan that went “unread” occurred at 8:49:35 p.m. Paul’s battery was at 2%, but Dove states the low battery would not have prevented a text from being read. His phone died at 10:34 p.m.

      10:40 a.m. EST – Cellbrite report for Paul Murdaugh’s phone is entered into evidence under seal. Messages being received on Paul’s phone on June 7, 2021 are being reviewed.

      • Text message from Rogan Gibson at 9:58:35 p.m. that read “yo.” This was never read.
      • Text message received from Rogan Gibson at 8:49:35 p.m. and was never read.
      • Another text message received at 8:48:29 p.m. from Megan Kimbrall and read at 8:48:59 p.m.
      • Text message received at 8:48:39 p.m. from Megan Kimbrall. This message was read at 8:48:59 p.m.

      10:25 a.m. EST – Cell phone calls from Paul’s phone on June 7, 2021 are being reviewed.

      • Outgoing call at 8:44:34 p.m. to Rogan Gibson. It is a Facetime call that lasted 11 seconds. Call ended at 8:44:45 p.m. No other calls were made or answered from this phone after this time.
      • Outgoing call at 8:40:20 p.m. to Rogan Gibson. Call lasted 4 minutes and 14 seconds.
      • Phone call received at 8:32:10 p.m. from Robert Will. Call was rejected.

      10:20 a.m. EST – Dove testifies that Alex Murdaugh’s general habit was to read text messages within an hour. Paul Murdaugh’s phone has been entered into evidence. Dove received Paul’s phone in March of 2022 after Vanhouten completed the unlocking of it.

      10:10 a.m. EST – An activity report for Alex Murdaugh’s phone has been entered into evidence. Times noted below were on June 7, 2021.

      • 283 steps between 9:02:18 p.m. and 9:06:47 p.m. There is an hour gap between steps.
      • 74 steps between 8:05:35 p.m. and 8:09:52 p.m.
      • 29 steps between 7:41:43 p.m. and 7:48:41 p.m.
      • 270 steps between 7:55:32 p.m. and 8:05:07 p.m.
      • 47 steps between 7:28:35 p.m. and 7:37:11 p.m.
      • 200 steps between 7:15:35 p.m. and 7:21:52 p.m.
      • 165 steps between 7:03:55 p.m. and 7:11:29 p.m.
      • 283 steps between 6:52:27 p.m. and 7:02:05 p.m.
      • 57 steps between 6:42:12 p.m. and 6:43:55 p.m.
      • 173 steps between 6:14:42 p.m. and 6:23:46 p.m.
      • 49 steps on between 6:02:51 p.m. and 6:07:33 p.m.

      10:05 a.m. EST – Dove is testifying again about the texts sent by Alex to Maggie on June 7, 2021 at 9:08:58 p.m. and 9:47:23 p.m. as well as a text sent to Rogan Gibson on June 7, 2021 at 10:24:43 p.m. that read, “Call me.”

      10:02 a.m. EST – A text sent on June 7, 2021 at 4:48:48 p.m. was read at 5:10:32 p.m. on the same day.

      10:00 a.m. EST – A June 7, 2021 text from John Marvin Murdaugh was sent at 4:48:23 p.m. that read, “Room 632. The nurse says we can alternate visits with only one person in at a time.” This text was read on June 7, 2021 at 5:10:32 p.m.

      9:57 a.m. EST – Dove testifies that Alex was included in the group text thread between his family about visiting their father. This text was received on June 7, 2021 at 8:31 p.m. It was read on June 8, 2021 at 1:44:49 p.m. The June 7, 2021 text from Lynn G. was also read at that time.

      9:55 a.m. EST – A Cellbrite report containing Alex Murdaugh’s text messages is entered into evidence.

      9:52 a.m. EST – Outgoing Facetime call received on May 30, 2021 at 5:25:25 p.m. that was answered. Outgoing calls on June 4, 2021 at 3:31:31 p.m and 4:35:56 p.m. An outgoing Facetime call was placed on June 7, 2021 at 10:25:49 p.m. There are no calls logged on Alex Murdaugh’s phone between the June 4, 2021 calls and the June 7, 2021 calls. Dove states a gap in time like that between calls on the phone is an indication that the calls were deleted from the call log on the phone. The calls made to Maggie’s phone by Alex on the night of the homicides were not on Alex’s call log.

      9:48 a.m. EST – The call logs of Alex Murdaugh’s phone is now being reviewed. To protect the phone numbers of those on the log, this has been sealed.

      9:44 a.m. EST – Alex Murdaugh’s cell phone has been admitted into evidence. A full extraction was done on Alex Murdaugh’s iPhone. A privileged review was completed of the data. Several communications were removed by a SLED attorney to protect attorney-client privilege.

      9:41 a.m. EST – Dove states that no precise GPS location data was recovered from Maggie’s phone. The majority of applications on Maggie’s phone were set to “while in use.” This means the apps were not continuously running her locations.

      9:39 a.m. EST – On June 7, 2021 at 10:05:13 p.m. Dove testifies that the Find My iPhone was using data in the background of Maggie’s phone. He is unable to tell if someone was trying to find Maggie’s phone or if it was just running in the background.

      9:35 a.m. EST Judge Newman has entered the courtroom and the jury is being brought in. Britt Dove, SLED cellular forensic expert, is taking his place on the stand again to continue his direct examination by the State.

      9:18 a.m. EST – Good morning from beautiful downtown Walterboro! The doors of the courtroom have opened to the public. Court will resume at approximately 9:30 a.m. EST. I will be running the live feed while Will Folks heads into court and Dylan Nolan runs the livestream! – Jenn Wood

      6:45 a.m.EST – Here is another still image taken from a critical cell phone video that could come into evidence later today. This is the video sent by Paul Murdaugh to his friend Rogan Gibson. Filmed at the dog kennels on the Moselle hunting property five minutes before Paul was murdered, it clearly shows him wearing the grey New Balance shoes recovered from his body from the crime scene (and already entered into evidence).

      To read our report on the history of this brief clip and why it is so vital to the prosecution’s case against Alex Murdaugh, click here.

      (Click to View)

      6:27 a.m. EST – Rumor some producers of the Netflix documentary surrounding the Murdaugh family will be in Walterboro, S.C. today to hear some of the testimony …

      6:10 a.m. EST – Things are obviously moving very slowly in this trial as prosecutors continue to use fact witnesses to introduce key pieces of evidence and introduce foundational testimony. We’ve written previously about upcoming witnesses that will provide more of a narrative to these proceedings … but when will he hear from them?



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      Janelle February 1, 2023 at 9:30 am

      Y’all are doing a jam up job of covering the trial. Hope you’re enjoying our lovely town!

      Nanker Phelge February 1, 2023 at 9:42 am

      This is coming across like a junior high school production of a Southern gothic drama.

      Now with the court’s indulgence I will go hose down the quail cages and dust my gun wall, as one does on a Wednesday. Later I might sip a bourbon and contemplate how a kid named Buster turns out marginally better than one with a normal name.

      Anonymous February 1, 2023 at 5:55 pm

      bless your heart

      Gx Top fan February 1, 2023 at 11:04 am

      With sufficient time, one can clean up and dispose of clothes and murder weapons. But, no matter how much time you have, you cannot erase recorded cell phone data. Piece by piece…

      Carla Golden Top fan February 1, 2023 at 12:29 pm

      Baffled why AM would delete even the 10:06pm 911 call.

      Obamaroid Ointment February 1, 2023 at 12:43 pm

      This testimony will work well in the movie, the fat tech geek’s always the smartest guy in the room.

      Wynne February 1, 2023 at 1:13 pm

      I firmly believe Cousin Eddie was the one who was tasked with getting rid of Maggie’s cellphone. That’s why the steps and car starting don’t match up to Alex. Eddie took that phone and threw it in the woods for Alex- because Alex told him to.

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      The Colonel Top fan February 1, 2023 at 1:41 pm

      “At the time Maggie’s phone changed orientation for the last time, “it appears the phones were not together being moved by the same person because they are not (both) recording steps.”

      Doesn’t mean more than one person was the shooter at all – in fact, it’s just more Pootlian “shared by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing”. Paul’s phone didn’t move because “Ol’Elick” didn’t move it. It remains to be seen what is on Maggie’s phone. Ol’Elick’s phone didn’t move because he left it in the car thinking it would help exonerate him. Ol’Elick is a sociopath, not stupid, he knows the phones can incriminate him but wasn’t clever (or fast) enough to get Paul’s and Maggie’s and make them disappear. He probably thought Maggie’s battery would die before they go around to finding it OR it might have thought it would help his “two shooter” ploy.

      Laurie Andrulot February 1, 2023 at 1:46 pm

      During the time there was no movement on his phone, possible he left his phone behind and it was not on him.

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      The Colonel Top fan February 1, 2023 at 1:51 pm

      Suppressors require a non-transferable federal “tax stamp”. Night sights have no special requirements.

      william foster Top fan February 1, 2023 at 3:02 pm

      wonder if GSR is sophisticated enough to detect different types of weapons/ammunition fired?

      Carla Golden Top fan February 1, 2023 at 5:47 pm

      Toggling between FitsNews website Live Feed, FitsNews YouTube Live Stream, and Twitter during all trial days. Appreciate this coverage. Kudos to the FitsNews team!

      GinLet Top fan February 1, 2023 at 6:35 pm

      Me too. Great concise coverage

      Evan Stiner Top fan February 1, 2023 at 7:26 pm

      Could y’all create a side by side by side timeline from the testimony from Lt. Dove from the cell phone data.

      Carla Golden Top fan February 1, 2023 at 8:00 pm

      I just found a great one on Twitter. Are you on Twitter?

      Evan Stiner Top fan February 1, 2023 at 8:25 pm

      I am

      Erica Zwick Top fan February 1, 2023 at 7:47 pm

      Stop with the exclamation points. it’s unprofessional.
      Elaine: You wanted to see me, Mr. Lippman?

      Lippman: I was just going over the Jake Jarmel book and I understand you worked with him very closely.

      Elaine: Yes, krhm, yes I did.

      Lippman: And, anyway I was just reading your final edit, um, there seems to be an inordinate number of exclamation points.

      Elaine: Well, I felt that the writing lacked certain emotion and intensity.

      Lippman: Oh, “It was damp and chilly afternoon, so I decided to put on my sweatshirt!”

      Elaine: Right, well…

      Lippman: You put exclamation point after sweatshirt?

      Elaine: That’s that’s correct, I-I felt that the character doesn’t like to be ch-ch-chilly…

      Lippman: I see, “I pulled the lever on the machine, but the Clark bar didn’t come out!” Exclamation point?

      Elaine: Well, yeah, you know how frustrating that can be when you keep putting quarters and quarters in to machine and then *prrt* nothing comes out…

      Lippman: Get rid of the exclamation points…

      Elaine: Ok, ok ok …

      Lippman: I hate exclamation points…

      Wendy Bruce Top fan February 1, 2023 at 8:07 pm

      Where can I find the lunchtime update that Jenn and Dylan did today ? I thought I caught something about DNA under Maggie’s fingernails that I hadn’t heard before ?

      Len Marini Top fan February 1, 2023 at 9:16 pm

      I’m wondering if voice recognition software has been/should be used to compare Alex’s voice to the voice in the background that has been identified as Alex. This software is more than 90% accurate.


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