- Apr 17, 2010
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A body does not begin to visibly decompose right away. I would tend to think if she could have said that it was conclusively applied prior to death she would have testified to that fact.
What 'reasonable' explanation would there be for placing duct tape on a dead, but not decomposed body? The jury only has to find 'reasonable' doubt to the state's case...not beyond ANY doubt. IMO, there is NO reasonable explanation to put duct tape on a dead baby's face, therefore by not providing any REASONABLE explanation for this, the jury, who are hopefully REASONABLE people, will not find that the defense has provided REASONABLE doubt to the state's case. Because they simply haven't...IMO.
Of course, we are all entitled to our opinions, and hopefully none of us will feel too silly coming back here when the jury makes it's REASONABLE decision, whatever the outcome is. :seeya: