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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Day 2 Of The Retrial Of Katherine Magbanua In Dan Markel's Murder: Jury Selected, Ex-Wife Wendi Adelson And Hitman Sigfredo Garcia To Testify

Magnauba (2021)Tallahassee Democrat, Dan Markel Murder: Jury Seated in Katherine Magbanua Murder Trial:

A 14-person jury has been selected to serve in the murder trial of Katherine Magbanua, who is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of FSU law professor Dan Markel. Seven women and seven men comprise the jury.

WTXL, Jury Selected in Magbanua's Retrial:

One witness the jury will hear from is Wendi Adelson.

That's Dan Markel's ex wife.

Adelson will testify with immunity as a state witness as early as Thursday.

Florida Politics, Markel Trial Day 2: Jury Seated, Witness List Clarified, Internet Chatter Ramps Up:

The Markel murder has been a hot topic for eight years in online circles, with engagement ramping up on Twitter with various hashtags, including #danmarkel and #justicefordanmarkel, and on WebSleuths, Facebook, and increasingly, on Reddit.

WCTV, Wendi Adelson’s Attorney Asks Judge to Quash Defense Subpoena:

There was some discussion during a pre-trial hearing last week about transporting convicted triggerman, Sigfredo Garcia, to court to testify. Tuesday afternoon, the defense teamed clarified its witness list in court and said they intend to call five more witnesses, including Garcia.

Prior TaxProf Blog coverage:

https://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2022/05/day-2-retrial-katherine-magbanua-dan-markels-murder-jury-selected-wendi-adelson-to-testify.html

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