Thursday, January 13, 2011


Life in prison might just be a wee bit too good for him.

Jurors watch machete crime scene video
By Craig Kapitan - Express-News

Jurors viewed a graphic crime scene video of an abandoned homeless camp as testimony continued Wednesday in the machete murder trial of Thomas Ahrens.

The defendant, 36, only briefly looked up at the video, which was projected beside him on the wall in 437th state District Court as a crime scene investigator testified.

He could face up to life in prison if jurors find him guilty of hacking to death San Antonio resident Christopher Duncan, 23, in February 2008.

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