Prosecution Rests in Sean Taylor Trial of Eric Rivera

After a week of testimony, the state rested its case against Eric Rivera. The State played a confession by Mr. Rivera as to his involvement in the case. The Defense claims that Mr. Rivera did not take part in the burglary, and that the cops coerced him to give them a confession. That statement by Rivera was video recorded, and played in court today. Rivera admits that he was the one who shot Taylor. The Defense is currently presenting its case, though I haven’t been able to find details online, yet. It is anticipated that closing arguments will begin Wednesday.

UPDATE: Here’s a summary of the first defense witness, Rivera’s father: http://www.myfoxdc.com/story/23809457/defense-opens-in-sean-taylor-slaying-trial#axzz2j3A5yVE5

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