Prosecution rests case in Rutgers webcam spying trial

NEW BRUNSWICK - Prosecutors have rested their case in the Dharun Ravi Rutgers webcam spying trial.

Ravi is accused of using a webcam to spy on the intimate encounter of his roommate Tyler Clementi and another man. Clementi committed suicide days later.

Ravi's attorneys are expected to present an investigator and as many as nine character witnesses starting tomorrow. They also have to decide whether or not Ravi will take the stand. If he does testify, it won't be until at least Monday.

The 20-year-old Ravi faces 15 criminal counts including invasion of privacy and charges that he tried to cover up his actions. He could face 10 years in prison if convicted of the most serious offense, bias intimidation.

Clementi committed suicide by jumping off the George Washington Bridge days after the intimate encounter in September of 2010. Ravi isn't charged in his roommate's death.

Prosecutors presented witnesses for 10 days in the case.

Click here to see the hour-long police interrogation

Tweets under scrutiny, interrogation video played in Ravi trial Expert: Rutgers webcam spy suspect's computer used in chatFriend of defendant takes stand in Rutgers webcam trialMystery man takes stand in Rutgers webcam caseClassmate: Ravi used webcam to record ClementiResident assistant testifies in Rutgers webcam spying case Key witness returns to stand in Rutgers webcam spy case Testimony continues in Rutgers webcam spying case Testimony begins in Rutgers spying case Opening statements in Rutgers webcam spy case Jury selection complete in Rutgers webcam spy case

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

One person was killed in a shooting on 1 At least 1 dead in Thursday night Newark shooting
St. Joseph High School student Matthew Hall visited 2 Teen battling cancer thanks medical team as he prepares to attend prom
Genesis Rincon was shot and killed by a 3 Man pleads guilty for death of 12-year-old girl
Kane In Your Corner continues its investigation into 4 KIYC: NJSPCA no-bid contracts questioned
Marist High School in Bayonne is not giving 5 Marist High School appeals to Pope in final attempt to stay open

advertisement | advertise on News 12


It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.