Blogs Levi Chavez trial live blogging, Day 2

June 11th, 2013 at 9:43 am by under Latest Posts

KRQE News 13 Reporter Amanda Goodman is in the courtroom covering the Levi Chavez trial.

Levi Chavez is accused of shooting and killing 26-year-old Tera Chavez with his department-issued handgun in their Los Lunas home, and of trying to make her death look like a suicide because prosecutors say she was about to report him for insurance fraud. He is charged with first-degree murder and evidence tampering.

Live Updates @krqe_agoodman #LeviChavez (most recent updates are displayed first)

  • Recessing for the day now.  (3:11 p.m.)
  • Serna questioning weather Lt. Gordon is qualified to testify about crime scene reconstruction.. #LeviChavez
  • Recording done.. Lt. Gordon now answering state’s questions about it & that night. #LeviChavez
  • #LeviChavez keeps repeating in recording.. he doesn’t know what he’s going to do, can’t believe it.
  • #LeviChavez wiping away tears as recording plays
  • A lot of Fbombs in this recording… #LeviChavez
  • Just realized this is the 1st time I’ve heard #LeviChavez voice.. he was crying so hard in 911 call couldn’t really make it out.
  • really hard to hear this audio… going through when the last time Tera called #LeviChavez when he came home etc.,
  • Prosecutors now playing audio recording of #LeviChavez statement he gave to deputies the night Tera was found.
  • Idk that I can eat another pb&j in the car. May have to venture to a gas station tomo for lunch. #LeviChavez no food allowed in courthouse.
  • OMI investigator steps down.. VCSO Lt. Gordon now taking the stand. #LeviChavez
  • Moving away from graphic photos.. showing gun, magazine, bottle of NyQuil, torn up note #LeviChavez
  • More photos being shown now.. #LeviChavez
  • Court back in session.. immediately Serna asks to approach the bench.. #LeviChavez
  • Judge calls for a quick recess #LeviChavez
  • State showing more photos of Tera’s body on the projector in open court. #LeviChavez again, not easy to look at.
  • State establishing OMI investigators background now.. she is going through cases she handled prior to the Chavez case. #LeviChavez
  • OMI deputy field investigator on the stand now… #LeviChavez
  • Ok, back on track.. now prosecutors have passed the witness, Serna questioning her now. #LeviChavez
  • …uh oh, state trying to work out an ‘exhibit mess up’ sorting it out w/ Judge now.. #LeviChavez
  • #LeviChavez either doodling.. or taking notes on a notepad in front of him.. hard to tell.
  • Now showing the jury the remote control found next to Tera’s body #LeviChavez… basically taking them through every piece of evidence
  • Torn up note found in trash at #LeviChavez says in part “I’m so sorry, all I wanted was your love, I’m sorry I wasn’t good enough for you”
  • A lot less people in the courtroom today.. #LeviChavez Tera’s parents are both here, only her mom is in the courtroom right now though.
  • Testimony back underway in #LeviChavez, VCSO evidence custodian on the stand.
  • Witness already on the stand… awaiting Judge & Jury now. #LeviChavez

One Response to “Blogs Levi Chavez trial live blogging, Day 2”

  1. Cloud Writer says:

    “…Idk that I can eat another pb&j in the car. May have to venture to a gas station tomo for lunch…”

    No offense intended but being very curious about the case is there someone who is more law savvy who can do the trial blog? Like tells us who is on the stand but not really what is said. “…Testimony back underway in #LeviChavez…”

    That’s of NO use and adds nothing to understanding what is going on. What was *said* would be helpful.

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