9:00 judge enters, jury enters George and Cindy in court today 9:03:50 witness sworn in, Dr. Neal Haskell, Professor Forensic Science and Biology, and consultant, entomologist, expert witness JA direct entomology study of insects (lots of bug talk, which I missed, computer kept dropping sections) bugs in paper towels, some in white plastic bag explained the phrases of decomposition and bugs, which ones arrive and when, flies lay eggs, ford flies are tiny, gnat-sized flies which arrive later in decomposition a body 3, 4, 5 days in heat in car time to trap ford flies JA asking about heat bugs are cold-blooded, environmental temperature dependent, heat speeds up decomp process Dr. Haskell came to Florida Dec 16th, 2008 after remains were found, to check the truck, spoke to manager of the of impound yard, examined remains, specimens from scene and from medical examiners office 9:36:10 decomp & insects are temperature dependant species and groups expected at advanced stage of decomp body initially placed elsewhere, body possibly out in the woods many, many months, since June or early July, deposited as decomposing body not skeleton, partially decomposed with soft tissue body not in trunk very long, 3 to 5 days Casey listening, watching witness, with a scowl on her face during this portion of the testimony 9:44 JB cross asking about 1st contact with Dr. Vass about this case, came up when talking about another case, has known Dr. Vass 25 years since they were at the Body Farm in Tennessee, doesnt know how OCSO got his name asking about coffin flies 1st received trash bag from trunk of car, ford flies gnat-size flies, Mr. Michael Vincent thought they looked like fruit flies, Witness says flies were found in trash, more trash vs. garbage talk 9:49 - Casey laughing at the trash talk and she kept laughing and smiling through most of the testimony JB brought out his easel with the BIG tablet began drawing on it Witness saying majority of ford? Flies on paper towels, decomp fluids on towels Can extract human DNA from certain bugs, like mosquitoes Doesnt know which tests Dr. Vass did Many flies, can even be found in some houses on window sills found one fly leg (missed a great portion of this testimony because live feed kept stalling) filters, vacuum cleaners found a few more insects from decomp fluids, 3 years later? 10:03 - Post mortem interval, how long person deceased, how long insects there on 16 July 2008 live insects could have been traced to a range of time, not a specific day contacted in Sept 2008 didnt check for flies before then ? Dec 20008, in witness 30 years experience, the Suburban crime area was the best cleared scene hes ever been to, best scene collection, OCSO and FBI were there Body began decomposing elsewhere not in woods (I had trouble hearing JBs questions because he wasnt near microphone) 10:15:15 JB crossing arms after JAs objection sustained asking about water washing away blow? Fly evidence JA objects sustained Witness wrote 3 reports, two were signed off on 22 Sept 2009, these were the reports from Sept 2008 & Dec 2008 10:20 - JB asking witness how much he is being paid for his services: $20,000 $23,000 hasnt been paid by Baez for the deposition $400 for testimony, $150 travel & other 10:21:44 JA re-direct difference between trash and garbage? Garbage consists of decomposing plant, organic materials Trash is non-organic stuff, paper, boxes, etc. Significant difference bugs go to organic materials In the Pontiacs trunk was trash, non-foodstuff, flies on paper towels, some flies loose in bag, flies picked up by towels when absorbing decomposing fluids, no plant decomp in bag, flies at scene (woods) and in trunk Body 3 or 4 days decomposing in 1st location 10:29 JB re-cross showing two pictures of trash did witness inspect trunk to check for access? No. 10:32:03 JA shows picture do you see? No (I missed part of this) JB asks with picture, extent of decomposition found needs a lot of garbage 10:34 Recess until 10:50 10:50 judge enters 10:51 jury enters 10:52:05 witness, Jennifer Welch (Welsh?), CSI LDB questions again, photos of Suburban Drive, on scene for 10 days before its releasee, about 50+ people were at the scene searching/working Set up baseline, search lanes, grid, items flagged & photographed Area of dense vegetation, fallen palmetto trunks, roots, larger roots, difficult to walk on surface, vegetation even after clearing, difficult to maneuver picture near the street outside of tape machete and sheaths on grassy area near roadway, issued to CSI, may belong to OCSO 10:58:55 picture surface after clearing, palmetto trunks & evidence flag indicating item of evidence pic flag indicates bone 11:04 390 pieces of evidence found, bottles, black plastic bag, duct tape, duct tape near area of skull 11:07 duct tape shown to witness (JB standing right there hovering) 11:13:35 LDB ends direct 11:14:05 JB cross picture of woods & street edge (same machete pic), witness guesses about 10 feet from edge of street to wooded area across the grass remains area 19 feet 8 inches south of Suburban Dr. Ronald Murdock measured CM crosses courtroom with a measuring device, witness, JB measuring out 19 ft 8 onches on courtroom floor toward defense table 11:20 JB showing pics of stones JB ends cross No re-direct Witness excessed Recess until 11:30 11:34:17 judge calls court to order, asks for jury to enter 11:35:05 jury seated 11:35:42 witness Ronald Murdock sworn in, forensic supervisor OCSO, made diagram of the scene on his laptop computer 11:40 HHJP says wait for train to pass bones in area, shows diagram on his laptop, JB says he only sees one diagram on screen, LDB shows him diagram circled areas, densely populated with bones, hed have to refer to his report to say where each bone was located 11:47 19 feet from street to Area A 11:48:35 duct tape, evidence # D-1 Henkel, D-2 no markings, D-3 no markings 11:51 picture showing items from Anthony residence in shed 11:52:40 picture items in Anthony shed # 2, item collected, red metal gas can LDB handed package to Murdock 11:56:18 picture of stickers found in Anthony residence on Hopespring Drive JB, May we approach Sidebar # 8963 the jury must love it 12:07:36 end of sidebar LDB continues shows picture of Caseys bedroom, second picture of Caseys bedroom taken Dec 2008 JB objects twice claiming it had been seven months since Casey was in that room!!!! (no, JB, it had only been two months since Casey was in that room, Oct 14 Dec 11 two months) Objections overruled Showing picture of Caylees bedroom of Dec 11th, evening, 2008 12:13:41 LDB hands item # K-E to witness, Winnie the Pooh bedding from Caylees room, K-F Winnie the Pooh items from Caylees dresser 12:17:40 picture of garage items fon shelf, in plastic bags 12:18:50 canvass laundry bag 12:20:42 LDB handing Murdock K-D package, only recognizes outside sticker, opens item yes, recognize as K-D 12:23:05 items KA, KC, KB, JY, JX - black bag from garage inside suitcase - black garbage bag with yellow handles from garage inside cooler - black garbage from shelf of garage - black bag with yellow handles from shed - 2 black bags yellow handles from dog crate 12:29:16 picture, laundry bag inside black bag found together in same evidence bag 12:30:54 JB questions re: duct tape shown earlier was outside of Area A, skull was distance of 6.27 feet from strip of duct tape which was shown in picture JB stands next to witness to see his laptop Distinctive duct tape, was Henkel tape found in garage, attic, anything wrapped with duct tape, Henkel tape on gas can, tape only found on gas can 12:37 showing pic of shed, no items had Henkel tape, unsure if shed was locked, asking about black garbage bag from shed, searched vehicles, no duct tape found there 12:40 witness excused 12:41 Gerald Johnston, land surveyor, went to Suburban Drive in 2008, took photos and measurements, LDB direct 12:48:28 LDB ends direct, JB no cross, witness excused end of todays evidence presentation 12:49:50 recess until 9:00 AM Monday, jury exits Please pardon my typos, I'm sure there are many in my postings in this thread.