The Jodi Arias defense team dropped a bombshell in court on Thursday asking for a mistrial. The defense argued that Det. Esteban Flores, the lead detective, gave inaccurate information at a hearing in 2009. The judge denied that motion, saying that Flores’ “mistake” did not violate Arias’ right to a fair trial.
But Jane Velez-Mitchell’s panel of legal experts say the defense may have had another reason for making this motion.
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