Day 2/Part 1: Susan Blake (mother of Joseph McStay) testifies:
Establishes events just after the McStay family went missing.
You are welcome. What I hope will happen here is that evidence will be vetted. And that a discussion can emerge from the evidence. This case is...
-Chase Merritt's Truck is excluded from the truck captured on neighbor's surveillance
-Chase Merritt wrote checks on...
-Chase Merritt's gambling
-Chase Merritt was only person of interest with a connection to the High...
Putting together a chronology of the days of trial and evidence presented each day. Please feel free to add to this.
Discussion of evidence.
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But what were the McStay's habits?
OK. In MY example, the family only turned off their phones for a morning. The morning of Friday the 5th.
But family members and friends of the...
This is to be inferred by testimony of family and friends. These are the people who knew the family who chose NOT to phone LE right away, based...
Michael McStay stated that he didn't phone LE right away because he thought the McStays might have gone on an unannounced vaca, the mother...
Blood is tenacious. It survives a lot. Unless that table was refinished blood might be detectable. It may have been absorbed beneath the surface.
Or perhaps the defense would like to locate and test that table to settle the matter once and for all.
No. The news was not surprising, but it was new. What are the objective, verifiable indications that Joey was severing ties with Chase?
Unfortunately it is impossible to really have this discussion if you haven't watched the Netflix documentary, because that documentary looks at...
An attorney is not limited on cross to what was asked on direct.
And how would we know this, one way or the other, for certain?
Again, no science incorporated here. If one is going to say that "most" people feel a certain way, a poll is in order. Unless you can show...
Chase was on probation when the family went missing, I wonder why his truck wasn't searched then. They could have done this without a warrant, I...
Do you think Chase was lying when he said the things he did about Summer and DK?