Friday, March 2, 2012

Money is the root of all evil

Great closing argument by the prosecutor, Jan Ischy.

From the article:

"..... prosecutor Jan Ischy waved a dollar bill in front of jurors as she explained that Johnson had taken out a $750,000 life insurance policy less than a year before his death."

“He had no idea that when he signed (it) ... he signed his death warrant,”

Woman guilty in boyfriend's murder
By Craig Kapitan - Express-News

Jurors on Thursday convicted the daughter of a San Antonio police sergeant of murder for a scheme two years ago in which prosecutors said she concocted a plan to have the father of her child killed for insurance money.

It took the group more than two hours to return the guilty verdict for Vanessa Cameron, 31, who previously had admitted to police in a taped interview that she knew Samuel Allen Johnson Jr., 26, was going to be killed before his body was found at an East Side cemetery.

He had been beaten and shot.