Darryl Brewer had been scheduled to testify for Jodi Arias last Thursday. According to him he had flown in, at great personal expense, and was prepared to testify last Thursday. Because of other court business he was not allowed to testify. He was rescheduled for the following Monday and once again was told he could not testify. Later that evening, he did give a long interview to the media and he said things he would have said in court, plus more than what he would’ve been allowed to say in court.
Jodi’s ex-boyfriend Darryl Brewer says what he could not say in court
Jodi spoke to the jury today. She told the jury that every time, including the most recent time, that she has publicly said that she chose death over a life sentence, she meant it. So in essence she’s saying that nothing has changed. Then she goes on to say that though she meant what she said and was sincere in preferring the death penalty, when she said it, she lacked “perspective.”
If you’ve been closely covering the trial, you know that 20 minutes after Jodi Arias was found guilty of first-degree murder she gave a 45 minute interview to the local Fox TV station. In the interview she clearly stated that if given her choice she would prefer the death sentence. She went on to say that she felt that death was the ultimate freedom and she would rather have her freedom sooner than later.
I have had many people write in and ask me the meaning of Jodi’s recent psychological evaluations. In essence they asked “if Jodi is found to be mentally ill, will she no longer have to go to prison and or avoid being executed?’
Many of you are familiar with Chris and Sky Hughes. They both testified in the Jodi Arias trial. An email of theirs was used by the defense team to suggest that Chris and Sky thought that Travis was abusive to women. They had the opportunity to share with the jury some of what they really felt and knew about Jodi Arias.
Twenty minutes after receiving a first-degree murder sentence, Jodi Arias gave a 45 minute long interview to a local Arizona TV station. In that television interview she stated that she would prefer to be given the death sentence rather than spend her entire life in one place. She also went on to say that longevity runs in her family and since she isn’t a smoker she would expect to have a very long life. Jodi said that she thought that death was really the ultimate freedom and she wanted to be free sooner than later.
On March 20, 2009, Jodi wrote a 3 1/2 page letter to Ryan Burns. If you recall Ryan testified for the prosecution. He spent time with Jodi the day after she killed Travis. He provided key information about the shady activities involving Jodi’s license plates, facts which amounted to premeditation of the murder. I transcribed the letter. Continue reading →
I am writing this article in response to the many talking heads on TV, who are attempting to answer the question “why did Travis stay with Jodi?” and the question “what hold did Jodi have over Travis?”