On Feb. 28, 2013, during her murder trial, Jodi Arias was forced to relive the day she killed Ariz. man Travis Alexander—re-enacting her version of events, which left her crying on the witness stand, according to ABC News.
She was shaken further when prosecutor Juan Martinez asked Arias about the knife wounds sustained by Alexander and quickly displayed a graphic photo of the dead man throughout the courtroom.
Martinez asked Arias, “Do you acknowledge the stab wounds, and we can count them together, were to the back of the head and the torso?”
As he flashed the gruesome photo of Alexander he asked, “Do you want to take a look at the photo?”
Crying, Arias buried her face in her hands and answered, “No.”
According to ABC, Alexander’s sisters began to cry and looked away when the disturbing image of their brother was flashed in the courtroom.
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The photo shown was of “Alexander’s body lying crumpled in the bottom of the stall shower,” resulting in Arias breaking down in tears, reports ABC.
Martinez asked, “Were you crying when you stabbed him?” He continued, “How about when you slashed his throat?”
She answered, “I don’t remember, I don’t know.”
ABC reports that Arias continued to cry into her hands and stopped answering Martinez’s questions, prompting the judge to call for a lunch recess.
Prosecutors argue Arias, 32, killed Alexander, 30, in cold blood as he showered in his Mesa home in 2008. He was stabbed 27 times, his throat was slashed, and he was shot in the head. After initially lying, she admitted killing Alexander, but claims she did so in self-defense.