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Conciousness Of Guilt? The Jodi Arias Murder Trial

As the defense's 3 month case is winding down, I thought it would be good to look at some of the facts in this case - these facts have been somewhat overshadowed with the discussion about domestic abuse, PTSD and other "syndromes" brought forth by Arias and her defense team.  As Prosecutor Juan Martinez enters into the home stretch, he needs to bring the focus back to the actual crime and all of the events leading up to June 4, 2008. If this jury believes Arias was emotionally and/or physically abused by Travis Alexander, what effect will that have on the eventual verdict? Will it make a difference between life and death for the 32 year old defendant?

Jodi Arias began discussing a visit to West Jordan Utah with Ryan Burns in late May of 2008. This is also the time frame in which Arias records the now infamous "phone sex tape".  On May 28, 2008 a break in is reported at Jodi Arias's grandparents house in which a .25 caliber handgun and $30 in cash is reported…