03-28-2012, 07:28 AM #1Registered User
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Trial Thread 4/10/2012
New thread for a new day. Please remember the rules
When posting an opinion please remember to use IMO or JMO.
the crown will present its case in chapters:
Chapter 1: The day of the kidnapping. The surveillance video showing Rafferty driving up the street outside Tori's school and McClintic walking Tori up the street. Witnesses from and around Oliver Stephens public school will talk about seeing Tori.
An identification officer will use photographs and maps to show the route from Woodstock to Guelph.
Tori's mother, Tara McDonald, will testify about the frantic hours the family spent looking for Tori.
Chapter 2: Terri-Lynne McClintic. "She was an essential part of all that happened," Gowdey said. "I expect her credibility will be a major issue in this case."
Chapter 3: Guelph -- video surveillance and bank records detailing the events there.
Chapter 4: the Mount Forest death scene, which the jury will visit. "It will be difficult to go to the very place where this happened, I know that, but understanding the crime scene is crucial to understanding the crime," Gowdey said. Photographs, some of them graphic, will be used to explain "exactly how the killing happened."
"Unfortunately it is only through them that you can fully understand (the) evidence," Gowdey said.
Chapter 5: Police interaction with Rafferty.
Chapter 6: The searches of Rafferty and McClintic's residences and the evidence found.
Chapter 7: The Honda Civic. What was found inside.
Chapter 8: Rafferty's connection to the Mount Forest area.
Chapter 9: Comments Rafferty made to friends after April 8. "He had some interesting things to say to other people about Terri-Lynne McClintic and about the kidnapping itself," Gowdey said.
Chapter 10: The May 15 weekend and Rafferty's actions.
Chapter 11: The BlackBerry. The BlackBerry allowed police to track his movements April 8 and after.
Chapter 12: A recap of the surveillance video.
Salem's warning from last week:
Okay everybody - LISTEN UP! We are not bashing, accusing or blaming Tori's family here. It won't be allowed.
Children walk home from school every day without incident. Parents are not perfect, it's just not possible. Tori's parents DID NOT do this to her. TLM and an accomplice DID. That is where the blame goes.
We had a lot of family bashing in the early parts of this investigation after Tori went missing and a lot of baseless accusations - NONE OF WHICH PROVED TO BE TRUE. Victim and family bashing will not be allowed during this trial.
and reposting SoSueMe's warning:
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Last edited by Salem; 04-09-2012 at 04:52 PM.
04-07-2012, 09:17 PM #2
We were talking about MR's knife that TLM drew the pic of.
(my man just asked me what I needed the camera for, ghost or alien, cause he asked me what I needed it for and I told him he'd think I was crazy if I told him)
I was under the impression it was a regular fold out knife rather than a utility knife, because I thought my man had one. Well, I found the blue Mastercraft knife here and it is indeed a utility knife. I haven't seen anything different online. Definitely a good reason there would have been no blade in it. Will add some pics of it in a min.
Last edited by CarrieBean; 04-07-2012 at 09:31 PM.
04-09-2012, 04:49 PM #3Former Member
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Trial Thread 4/10/2012
Please continue here. Today is the day of the long awaited forensic evidence.
04-10-2012, 05:47 AM #4Former Member
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04-10-2012, 06:12 AM #5
Justice for Holly Bobo🎀
04-10-2012, 06:13 AM #6
Remembering Tori Stafford "My Way"
[ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jO5S60FZpTM&feature=share"]Remembering Tori Stafford "My Way" - YouTube[/ame]Justice for Holly Bobo🎀
04-10-2012, 06:19 AM #7
DNA evidence expected as testimony resumes at Tori Stafford murder trial
Scientists who ran DNA and other tests on several items of evidence are scheduled to take the stand.
Forensic scientists set to testify on DNA evidence at Rafferty trial
Two scientists from the Centre of Forensic Sciences are expected to take the stand starting Tuesday; forensic biologist Jennifer McLean will go first, followed by forensic scientist Barbara Doupe.
An indication of how important this evidence is to the Crown goes back to day one of the trial when Attorney Kevin Gowdey advised the jury to "listen very carefully to the DNA evidence" in his opening statement.Justice for Holly Bobo🎀
04-10-2012, 07:25 AM #8
I won't be able to get on until noon and later. I hope n/t and Sailor Bug and others can post the tweets. xoxoxo
04-10-2012, 08:47 AM #9
[UPDATE] proceedings at the Tori Stafford trial cancelled for today, as one of the laywers is sick. Testimony to resume tomorrow #fb
Nothing on LFPress yet.As always, JMO
Evil is; as evil does.
Prayers for Jun Lin, his family and those that love him.Justice is patient, relentless in its pursuit and is on the march for Justin Lin....
04-10-2012, 08:52 AM #10
No court today for #Rafferty in London... A sick lawyer has proceedings halted for the day. @globalnewsto
19m Mark Carcasole @MarkCarc1010
Hearing proceedings at the #Rafferty trial today are cancelled because one of the Crown Attorneys is under the weather. Trying to confirm.
04-10-2012, 08:54 AM #11
Just is coming, Tori.
04-10-2012, 08:54 AM #12Justice for Holly Bobo🎀
04-10-2012, 08:55 AM #13Registered User
Our memories shape us, providing a backdrop for our daily lives, a context for our actions, a rationale for our sometimes dubious decisions. Who we are today is inextricably woven through with memories of who we were yesterday, and the days before that.
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04-10-2012, 08:57 AM #14Registered User
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A beautiful tribute to Tori
Sorry if this has been posted before.Our memories shape us, providing a backdrop for our daily lives, a context for our actions, a rationale for our sometimes dubious decisions. Who we are today is inextricably woven through with memories of who we were yesterday, and the days before that.
04-10-2012, 09:09 AM #15
That lawyer wanted another vacation day :P
Good morning everyone, i guess its a day of discussion for us and the DNA will be in our minds another dayMy opinion is MINE!
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