Travis family: Our lives are destroyed

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Travis Alexander’s brother, Steven, gave an impact statement to the jury in the penalty phase of the Jodi Arias trial on Thursday. He choked back tears as he told the story of how he found out his brother was killed. He also said he has nightmares of someone coming after him with a knife. Alexander added that he doesn't want to see his brother's killer anymore, as the jury prepares to decide whether to sentence Arias to death.

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Travis Alexander’s sister, Samantha, also gave an impact statement to the jury in the penalty phase of the Jodi Arias trial on Thursday. She warmly remembered her brother’s character and reminded the jury of what she and her family will miss most about Alexander: "Contagious laughter… his jokes… his huge smile.” 
 

 

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