Jurors in the trial of Grosse Pointe Park businessman Bob Bashara have plenty of evidence to consider before reaching a verdict.
Bob Bashara’s defense attorney Michael McCarthy said that there is plenty of reasonable doubt in the case. He said that Bob Bashara’s adultery doesn’t make him responsible for murder.
The murder trial had weeks of testimony about a broken marriage and a secret life in a comfortable Detroit suburb.
Bob Bashara is charged with first-degree murder, conspiracy and solicitation of murder in the 2012 death of his wife, Jane.
A tension-filled day at the Bob Bashara trial with arguments and even a juror being chastised.
As the medical examiner detailed Jane’s brutal injuries, Bob Bashara shook his head and wiped away tears.
Nancy Bashara, said that her son asked her to put jewelry and coins into their joint safe deposit box and that she never looked in the bag. It was later found out, the box contained a gun.
Evans is known for her unconventional courtroom style, where she’s known for a slinky wardrobe, sometimes shouting in apparent rage, and once telling Bashara in court “you lookin’ good today.”
Bob Bashara is accused of hiring his handyman, Joseph Gentz, to kill Bashara’s wife, Jane.
“He started crying…He said he had his wife killed,” Paul Monroe said.