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The AC360 411: Jodi Arias answers jurors' questions
March 8th, 2013
11:32 PM ET

The AC360 411: Jodi Arias answers jurors' questions

Editor’s note: Tune in at 8 and 10 p.m. ET for all the latest twists and turns in the Jodi Arias trial from Randi Kaye, and analysis from Jeffrey Toobin, Nancy Grace, and Mark Geragos.

It’s a momentous day in the Jodi Arias trial. Arias is answering questions from the jurors - the men and women who will decide if she lives or dies for the 2008 death of her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander. The questions were written on pieces of paper and given to Judge Sherry Stephens, who’s reading them to the defendant. The topics cover everything from her relationship with her parents to what happened the night she says she killed Alexander in self-defense. Here’s the AC360 411 break down of the trial:

  • 150+ questions submitted by Arias trial jurors
  • 18 jurors hearing evidence in Arizona vs. Jodi Arias
  • 6 jurors will be indentified as alternates after closing arguments
  • 11 male jurors
  • 7 female jurors
  • 29 days and counting in the Arias trial (not including weekends and days off)
  • 15 days and counting on the witness stand for Arias
  • 29 stab wounds on Alexander’s body
  • 1 bullet wound above Alexander’s right brow
  • 1 throat slashed
  • 142 evidence photos for trial
  • Approximately 82,000 e-mails exchanged between Arias and Alexander
  • 7/15/2008 Jodi Arias is arrested
  • 7/09/2008 On her 29th birthday, Arias is indicted on a first-degree murder charges in Alexander’s death
  • 6/4/2008 Arias killed Alexander, she claims in self-defense
  • 9/2006: Arias met Alexander at a work conference in Las Vegas

Filed under: AC360° 411 • AC360° Staff • Crime & Punishment • Jodi Arias
soundoff (2 Responses)
  1. Mel Cross

    Can someone explain the sentencing options? I know they are going for the death penalty for Jodi, but what if the jury finds her guilty but doesn't want to put her to death? Do they have the option to change to life sentence (w/out parole), or would the charge drop to 2nd degree murder? Would be great if they could explain on Headline News. I'm watching the whole thing!

    March 7, 2013 at 7:07 pm |
  2. R M Murphy

    On the Jodi Arias hearings, my thought is, Jodi admits that Travis Alexander was abusive to her. How can she use this as a defense when she made the long trip to his home to be with him? She went to him!

    March 7, 2013 at 1:19 am |