Was Jodi Arias victim of abuse? According to a domestic violence expert who testified last week, the answer might be affirmative. Alyce LaViolette testified about previously undisclosed emails from Travis Alexander's close friends that indicate he had a history of being abusive, The HuffPost reported March 29.
"They have basically advised Ms. Arias to move on from the relationship . . . that Mr. Alexander has been abusive to women," psychotherapist LaViolette testified. LaViolette was referencing email exchanges between Arias, Alexander and his longtime friends Chris and Sky Hughes.
In one of the emails, Alexander called himself a sociopath and Arias a "booty call," the online publication EnStarz reported April 1.
The email's contents were outlined in court records filed in January, 2011 according to another report, with the following statements: "A response from Mr. Hughes . . . wherein he asserts that he believes Jodi would be his (Travis') next victim and that Jodi was just another girl that he (Travis) was playing" and "that Alexander considered Arias to be a "booty call."
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Posted by Bill Corcoran at 7:42 AM
Judge Sherry Stephens, who is presiding over the Jodi Arias murder trial, must decide if a reporter who approached a juror violated court rules. Most observers feel the reporter was from HLN which has been pulling out all the stops to see to it Arias is found guilty and sentenced to death.
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Posted by Bill Corcoran at 2:28 AM
Jodi Arias, who is on trial for the murder of Travis Alexander, has been spending her last five years in prison drawing and now her artwork is bring in big buck on eBay.
Here is a story and pictures of some of Arias' artwork.
Posted by Bill Corcoran at 2:02 AM
Jodi Arias is on trial for killing her former boyfriend Travis Alexander and the the jury must decide if the murder was premeditated. Arias has already admitted she killed Alexander. Now there is a possibility one of the female jurors has violated court rules and Judge Sherry Stephens could declare a mistrial.
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Posted by Bill Corcoran at 1:30 AM