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The Norwood Interview With Detectives Played In Court

The Norwood Interview With Detectives Played In Court

 

Four witnesses were called to the stand by the Prosecutor on Tuesday, inluding a forensic specialist, an expert in shoe print identification, Detective James Drewry who was one of two lead detectives on the case and Phyllis Murray, Jayna Murray's mother. The afternoon session began promptly at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday in the the lululemon murder trial where Brittany Norwood faces 1st degree murder charges in the slaying of her co-worker, Jayna Murray in the Bethesda lululemon yoga store on March 11.

 

Two Shoe Impressions Were Found in Lululemon Bethesda Store

Two Shoe Impressions Were Found in Lululemon Bethesda Store

The State's Prosecutor called three witnesses to the stand on Tuesday in the lululemon murder trial in Rockville where Brittany Norwood faces 1st degree murder charges after co-worker, Jayna Murray was found beaten to death in the Bethesda Lululemon yoga store on March 11.

The three witnesses included: a forensic specialist, an expert in shoe print identification, and Detective James Drewry who was one of two lead detectives on the case.

Four New Testimonies Reveal Shocking Evidence in Murder Trial

Four New Testimonies Reveal Shocking Evidence in Murder Trial

The State's Prosecutor called four witnesses to the stand Monday in the lululemon Bethesda murder trial in Rockville.

The four witnesses included: a forensic lab director and expert in blood patterning, a forensic biologist, and two police officers.

Dr. William Vosburgh, Forensic Lab Director and expert in blood patterning, testified that the beating followed a pattern where the victim was standing, then crouching, and then on or near the floor. He said that the beating started while both were standing.

In one of the photos, you could see the victim, Jayna Murray, on the floor and that her shoes were noticeably clean of blood. Dr Vosburgh testified that her shoes were fairly clean of blood, though pools of blood were found around her, concluding she was not standing very long.

"You would call it a quick timeline of the victim, Jayna Murray, standing then on or near the floor," explained Dr. Vosburgh. 

Day 6: More Graphic Images Introduced in Lululemon Murder Trial

Day 6: More Graphic Images Introduced in Lululemon Murder Trial

The second week in the murder trial of Brittany Norwood (State v. Brittany Norwood) began Monday morning.

Defendant Brittany Norwood faces 1st degree murder charges after co-worker, Jayna Murray was found beaten to death in the Bethesda Lululemon yoga store last Spring, by using six to eight different weapons including a box cutter, merchandise peg, hammer and a variety of tools found in a toolbox.

Three witnesses were called to the stand this morning including a police officer, a forensic lab director and expert in blood patterning, along with an expert in forensic biology.

More photos were introduced in the case for the jury including graphic photos of blood spatter found on the walls to illustrate witness’ findings and photos of the victim found at the crime scene.

Montgomery County Participates in Third Annual DEA Nationwide Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Montgomery County Participates in Third Annual DEA Nationwide Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The following information was sent to us by Lucille Baur:

The Washington Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is working with local law enforcement agencies, government, and public health organizations across the country to present its third “Prescription Drug Take Back Day.”  This event is scheduled for Saturday, October 29, from 10:00 a.m. through2:00 p.m.  The initiative, which began in September of 2010, is part of an effort to prevent the increasing problems of pill abuse and theft that occur nationwide.

Day 2-Jury Selection-In the Lululemon Murder Trial

Day 2-Jury Selection-In the Lululemon Murder Trial

In the murder trial of Brittany Norwood, who is accused of slaying her coworker, Jayna Murray, a jury pool of 65 prospective jurors were selected out of the original 149 Tuesday.

The final 12 members and five alternates will be made from the 65 and empaneled, Wednesday, October 26th.

The judge will then instruct the selected jurors about the case.

Thereafter the trial will begin with opening statements by mid-afternoon.

In addition, Judge Greenberg had indicated on Monday he would make a ruling on the prosecutor's desire to submit a presentation of physical evidence such as photos in his opening statement which the defense attorney had objected to.