Emilia Carr Murder Trail: Opening Statements
She is one of two defendants accused of murdering Heather Strong in February, 2009.
After two days of seating jury members, the prosecution and defense made their opening statements Wednesday in the murder trail of Emilia Carr.
If Carr is found guilty, she may face the death penalty.
The prosecution began by laying out a time-line of events, including the date of Heather Strong's murder.
Strong's family and friends sat among the crowd, including her mother, step-father, brothers, and cousins.
Carr's attorneys laid out their client's defense: Joshua Folgham, Heather Strong's estranged husband, killed her- not Carr.
Carr's attorneys claim Folgham was jealous, possessive and wanted to stop Heather from moving to Mississippi their two kids.
The prosecution fought back questioning witnesses who testified Carr talked to them about paying $500 to kill Heather Strong.
Towards the evening, the prosecution played Carr's interrogation by Marion County Sheriff's Detective, Donald Buie.
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