Wednesday, October 17, 2012
A case of selective amnesia
Capital murder witness claims amnesia
By Craig Kapitan - Express-News
On the same morning that capital murder defendant Derrick Wayne Hunt Jr. is alleged to have fatally shot a cab driver, he called high school buddy Carnel Walker — whose phone he had used earlier to hail the cab — and admitted to the slaying.
That's what Walker told San Antonio homicide detectives later that day as they quickly traced the cab request call.
But on Tuesday, as Walker, 19, very reluctantly took the witness stand against his friend, he repeatedly claimed amnesia.
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