Bravo Trial Day 9: "Chris Was Someone I Could Relate To"
Published August 14th, 2014
Gainesville -- Pedro Bravo made a surprising testimony this morning on the ninth day of proceedings in his murder trial.
He took the stand and explaining his decision to move to Gainesville. Bravo is accused of killing UF student Christian Aguilar over an obsession with a girl.
Pedro Andres Bravo agreed to take the stand today. It was a big surprise for family and friends in the courtroom. During his testimony, he seemed very calm and we could even see occasional smiles from him.
Before Bravo took the stand, the defense argued for acquittal judgment on murder and kidnapping charges saying evidence is circumstantial.
However, the judge denied that motion. With that said, Bravo took the stand.
"Chris was one of the people I could talk to about this because he had also gone through the same thing, he's been a cutter from what I remember and he was someone I knew could relate to this in some way," said Bravo.
Bravo also said that for four years he's had prominent suicidal thoughts. He said it was never due to just one thing happening in his life and that stuff just kept adding on.
I will be tweeting live from the courthouse all week long, follow me on Twitter @BecharaReports.
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