NEWARK - (AP) - Jurors in the trial of a man charged in atriple murder in a Newark school playground viewed autopsy photosof one of the victims and heard an autopsy physician describe thewounds Tuesday.
The medical testimony came on the sixth day of the trial ofAlexander Alfaro. He's one of six men and boys charged in theslayings.
Dashon Harvey, Terrance "T.J." Aeriel and Iofemi Hightowerwere each shot in the back of the head behind Newark's Mount VernonSchool in August 2007.
Dr. Edward Chmara, an autopsy physician who examined thevictims, testified he felt the wounds to Hightower were caused by amachete. Prosecutors contend Alfaro wielded the machete.
Alfaro's attorney says no fingerprints or DNA evidence tiesAlfaro to the weapon.
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