SOME VERY GRAPHIC AND UPSETTING EVIDENCE PRESENTED
TODAY IN GAIL GERLACH'S GER-LOCK'S MANSLAUGHTER TRIAL.
GERLACH GER-LOCK SAYS HE WAS ACTING IN SELF DEFENSE
WHEN HE FIRED THE SHOT THAT KILLED BRENDON KALUZA
GRAHAM -- AS THE 25-YEAR-OLD DROVE AWAY IN GERLACH'S
GER-LOCK'S STOLEN S-U-V.
KXLY FOUR'S JEFF HUMPHREY JOINS US LIVE WITH A LOOK
AT TODAY'S TESTIMONY THAT INCLUDED AUTOPSY PHOTOS?
KYLEE IN THIS CASE PROSECUTORS HAVE TO PROVE THAT
A BULLET FIRED FROM GERLACH'S GUN KILLED THE SUSPECT...
BUT THESE POST- MORTEM PICTURES ALSO ILLUSTRATING
FOR THE JURY WHAT THE SHOOTING VICTIM WAS AND WASN'T
ABLE TO DO THE LAST SECONDS HE WAS ALIVE.
HOLDS BIN GERLACH TRIAL DAY 1
DERIC MARTIN/DEPUTY PROSECUTOR 28;59 and you'll see
that mister kaluza-graham was not turned facing mister
gerlach as mister gerlach described, but was in fact
shot directly in the back of the head as he was facing
forward directly through the back of that seat 29;14
TODAY SPOKANE'S MEDICAL EXAMINER BACKED UP THAT CLAIM
WITH SOME GRISLY AUTOPSY
PHOTOS AND THIS MORE FAMILY-FRIENDLY
SALLY AIKEN/SPOKANE MEDICAL EXAMINER 06;54 i'm estimating
this is about where the gunshot was just off the mid-line
towards the right five and one-quarter inches below
the plane of the head
GERLACH SAYS HE OPENED FIRE WHEN KALUZA GRAHAM RAISED
HIS ARM WITH WHAT APPEARED TO BE A WEAPON IN HIS HAND