We're back from a lunch break. Before lunch, the defense questioned a witness about the bushiness of Severance's beard and the when she had seen a man who appeared similar to him before Lodato was fatally shot.
Dorcas Franco, who cared for Lodato's mother is called to testify,
Dorcas Franco is describing the man who shot she and Lodato including his hair, facial hair, and dress
She was shot in the arm and hospitalized after the attack.
Franco becomes very emotional during her testimony. Crying, saying she doesn't want to think about what happened.
Severance agrees to look at Dorcas Franco so she can ID him as the man who shot her.
Dorcas Franco is answering questions about describing her shooter so a sketch artist could draw the sketch that was later released publicly. The artist used other photos to help determine the length of the hair and other features of her attacker. She felt the sketch was accurate.
Susana Marquez says the driver of the speeding car had a long beard, hair
Lodato family neighbor Stephen Roberts called police the day of the shooting, helped Ruthanne's 89-year-old mother walk away to his house
Alexandria Officer Lopez didn't mention anything about the shooter having a beard in his written report.
Lopez describes a chaotic scene. He was called to the Lodato home for a report of a burglary. Saw Dorcas Franco run out the back of the house. She wouldn't stop moving, hard to get much information out of her in her panic.