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Pictures: Day Ten Of Pedro Bravo Trial

Pedro Bravo is fingerprinted after being sentence to life in prison for the murder of Christian Aguilar in courtroom 1B of the Alachua County Criminal Justice Center Friday, August 15, 2014. (Doug Finger/The Gainesville Sun/Pool) Carlos Aguilar, the father of slain University of Florida student Christian Aguilar, walks with his …

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Jury Will Hear Closing Arguments Today In Bravo Trial

Day 10 of the Pedro Bravo trial will begin at 8:30 am today. Bravo took the stand yesterday, despite his counsel’s multiple statements that he would not testify in his own defense. Throughout the day he spent hours on the stand disputing the state’s case. During his testimony, Bravo explained …

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Pedro Bravo Testifies In His Own Defense

The prosecution rested today after presenting their case with several witnesses over the past week and a half. Pedro Bravo walked into the courtroom Thursday morning and decided to testify in his own defense. Bravo is accused of murdering University of Florida student Christian Aguilar, whom prosecutors say he killed …

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Pictures From Day Nine Of Pedro Bravo Trial

Pedro Bravo testifies on the witness stand during his murder trial in courtroom 1B of the Alachua County Criminal Justice Center Thursday, August 14, 2014. Bravo is accused of killing University of Florida student Christian Aguilar. (Doug Finger/The Gainesville Sun/Pool) Assistant State Attorney Christopher Elsey shows the jury the shovel …

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Pedro Bravo Testifies

Pedro Bravo walked into court on the morning of August 14 with the decision to testify on his own defense. He is accused of murdering University of Florida student Christian Aguilar in 2012. Yesterday Judge James Colaw told the twelve-person jury to plan for deliberations to begin on Thursday. Depending …

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Pictures From Day Eight Of Bravo Trial

Levy County inmate Michael Angelo testifies during Pedro Bravo’s murder trial in courtroom 1B of the Alachua County Criminal Justice Center Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Angelo was Bravo’s cellmate at the Alachua County Jail. Bravo is accused of killing University of Florida student Christian Aguilar. (Doug Finger/The Gainesville Sun/Pool) Pedro …

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Crime Lab Analysts Testify In Pedro Bravo Trial

Florida Department of Law Enforcement crime lab analysts testified Tuesday about evidence collected in the murder trial of Pedro Bravo. During the investigation FDLE analyst Marianne Hildreth examined pieces of duct tape recovered from the remains of Christian Aguilar and from the windshield of Bravo’s car. Hildreth testified that she …

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Associate Medical Examiner Testifies in Bravo Trial

The state presented pictures of Christian Aguilar’s remains as Dr. Martha Burt gave testimony on her examination of the body. Burt is an associate medical examiner for the 8th District, which includes Alachua County. Burt recalled going to the wooded area in Levy County where Christian Aguilar’s remains were found …

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Pictures From Day Seven of Pedro Bravo Trial

Pedro Bravo looks to his parents upon entering the courtroom for day six of his murder trial in courtroom 1B of the Alachua County Criminal Justice Center Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Bravo is accused of killing University of Florida student Christian Aguilar. (Doug Finger/The Gainesville Sun/Pool) Pedro Bravo’s collar is …

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