Arias was charged in the June killing of Travis Alexander in his suburban Phoenix home. Authorities say she planned the attack in a jealous rage. Arias initially denied involvement, then blamed it on two masked intruders.
By Louise Boyle and Meghan Keneally. Jodi Arias testified on Tuesday about the day she killed Travis Alexander, explaining how in the hours leading up to the fatal stabbing, the couple had engaged in explicit sex acts before he erupted in a violent outburst against her. Arias, 32, who took the stand for the seventh day, told jurors that Alexander took explicit photographs of her before holding her against a desk and performing a graphic sex act upon her on June 4,
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted. The panel deliberated for just about an hour Friday before concluding for the day.
Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. Prosecutor Juan Martinez rapid-fires questions to murder defendant Jodi Arias, bouncing through timelines, appearing to want to confuse and scold as much as to elicit useful information.
Arias was convicted of first-degree murder on May 8,and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on April 13, At the time of the murder, Alexander sustained multiple knife wounds and a gunshot to the head. Arias testified that she killed him in self-defensebut she did not convince a jury.
Fill out the form below, or call us at She swore she was innocentbut Jodi Arias made national headlines when she was charged with the violent and grotesque murder of her ex-boyfriend. Arias was 30 years old when she met Travis Alexander in
By Daily Mail Reporter. Her side: Tuesday marked the beginning of the defense portion of the Jodi Arias trial, as her lawyers try to justify her self-defense claims. Results: If sentenced to death, she will be the fourth woman on death row in Arizona.
Jodi Roberts, from Wabash Valley, Indiana, is facing a federal charge of conducting a performance harmful to minors after making her nine-year-old child take naked pictures of her in sexually graphic poses, authorities said. It is not known if this is the child. Arrested: Jodi Roberts is facing federal charges after she allegedly made her young daughter take sexually graphic pictures of her. Roberts, a gas station cashier, is due to appear in court over the charge but a date has not yet been set.
And I imagine that this is where she mulls what her new defense is going to be -- gets a little sun out here, gets tanned, rested and relaxed to go back into court. Here you have it. This is where the magic happens for Jodi Arias.