NJ triple murder trial focuses on DNA evidence
(AP) - Prosecutors are continuing to presentevidence in the trial of a man accused in a triple murder in a NewJersey schoolyard.
Two forensic scientists testified Thursday in the trial ofRodolfo Godinez, the first of six defendants to betried. They discussed DNA samples from several beer bottles foundnear the bodies.
Prosecutors are expected to present evidence that Godinez leftDNA evidence on one of the bottles.
Earlier, a Newark police lieutenant testified that the bottleswere purchased from a liquor store near the Mount Vernon Schoolplayground.
Jurors already have heard from the lone survivor of the attackand have seen autopsy photos of the three victims.
Prosecutors have said the victims were shot execution style. Parents of all the victims have been in court since the trial began, as has the defendant's mother.
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