Hasan trial Day 9
FBI agent Donna Cowling, center, testified Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, about Hasan’s apartment only having a card table, prayer rug and a paper shredder. Also found was a package for a pistol laser sight, rubber bands and paper towels witnesses state were used to silence the sound of ammunition in his pockets.
- At a glance: Hasan trial
Day 5: The prosecution flies through testimony from 18 eyewitnesses and victims in the medical building of the Soldier Processing Center complex. Many identify Hasan as the shooter.
Day 6: The jury is shown an FBI video of the bloody crime scene along with photos of dead victims as the trial moves away from eyewitness testimony to law enforcement.
Day 7: The first of two days of extensive testimony from medical examiners detailing injuries to the 13 people killed. The judge also rules prosecutors cannot have access and should avoid Hasan’s sanity board review report, which he released to the New York Times.
Day 8: Testimony from medical examiners concludes with doctors detailing the deaths of Pfc. Francheska Velez — who was pregnant — and Spc. Frederick Greene, who was killed while charging the shooter.
Day 9: Former Fort Hood police officer Kimberly Munley testifies, telling the jury about her gunfight with Hasan. The court watches a dashboard video from Munley’s squad car.
Posted: Sunday, August 18, 2013 4:30 am
Updated: 2:13 pm, Thu Jan 23, 2014.
Posted on Aug 18, 2013
In a letter to the Killeen Daily Herald, Maj. Nidal Hasan summed up his motive for the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood shooting: “I was defending my religion.”
Hasan, who is Muslim, mailed three pages of handwritten notes and three additional typed pages to the Herald’s newsroom from his cell at the Bell County Jail.
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Sunday, August 18, 2013 4:30 am.
Updated: 2:13 pm.