Dallas officer murder trial resumes Monday

Dallas officer murder trial resumes Monday

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AND CENTRAL AMANDA:THE TRIAL OF A DALLAS POLICE OFFICER RESUMES THIS MORNING.AMBER GUYGER FACES A MURDER CHARGE FOR SHOOTING AND KILLING BOTHAM JEAN IN HIS OWN APARTMENT WHILE SHE WAS OFF DUTY.CHRIS DAVIS JOINS US NOW…CHRIS, GUYGER’S DEFENSE TEAM IS TRYING TO CONVINCE THE JURY SHE MADE A REASONABLE CHRIS:REASONABLE BECAUSE THEY SAY SHE THOUGHT THE APARTMENT WAS HERS.. AND THAT BOTHAM JEAN WAS AN INTRUDER.TODAY MARKS THE 7TH DAY OF TESTIMONY IN THE TRIAL.. AND IT COMES A DAY AFTER WHAT WOULD HAVE BEEN JEAN’S 28TH BIRTHDAY.FRIENDS AND FAMILY CELEBRATED JEAN’S LIFE IN DALLAS YESTERDAY AT THE RED TIE GALA.HIS MOM AND SISTER WERE THERE.. AND SAY THEY’RE CONTINUING HIS LEGACY OF HELPING OTHERS.THE BOTHAM JEAN FOUNDATION HAS ALREADY ORGANIZED A HEALTH FAIR, HELD SOCCER CLINICS, HELPED AN ORPHANAGE IN THEIR NATIVE SAINT LUCIA.. AND BUILT A WATER WELL IN GHANA.THE EVENT WAS BITTERSWEET FOR HIS FAMILY. IT CAME AS HIS MOM PREPARED TO BE BACK IN COURT THIS MORNING. ALLISON JEAN: “IT’S VERY DIFFICULT DURING THE TIMES WHEN THEY’RE PLAYING THE BODY CAM FOOTAGE AND THE AUTOPSY PHOTOGRAPHS AND SO ON, BUT I WANT TO SEE AND HEAR EVERYTHING THAT’S HAPPENING IN THE COURTROOM, BECAUSE I’M STANDING FOR HIM. WE ARE STANDING FOR HIM.”CHRIS:GUYGER HERSELF TESTIFIED LAST WEEK AFTER THE PROSECUTION RESTED. THE TRIAL WILL LIKELY HEAD TO THE JURY EARLY THIS WEEK.BUT LEGAL EXPERTS DO NOT EXPECT THIS TO BE A QUICK VERDICT. GUYGER COULD BE CONVICTED OF MURDER… OR A LESSER CHARGE LIKE MANSLAUGHTER OR NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE.OR SHE COULD BE SET

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