Tag: Victor Zaborsky

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Premiering the ‘Anacostia Dialogues’ The videotapes of Victor Zaborsky’s interview with MPD investigators at the Violent Crimes Branch in Anacostia were played in court on Day  Seven of the criminal trial, May 26, 2010. The clips (redacted by the US Attorney’s Office) were digitized…

What Did Victor Know…

…And When Did he Know it?   Parsing Zaborsky. Two minutes and forty-five seconds into Victor Zaborsky’s 911 call, the dispatcher asks him if Robert is still breathing, a question he repeats to the nearby Joe Price, who is providing the first-aid…

Day 7: Wrap

A Judge’s Lack of Patience and a Detective’s Hardball Tactics The after-lunch session started off fairly stormy.  Judge Lynn Leibovitz scolded the government attorneys for nearly a half hour on their failure to make clear how they intend to present…

Advice and Consent

Zaborsky Withdraws Motion to Suppress An interesting consent motion ran across the clerk’s desk late Friday afternoon, but because the District of Columbia was celebrating Emancipation Day the Courthouse was closed.  And perhaps ironically, this filing may be evidence of…

The Third Degree: Zaborsky

Victor Zaborsky’s MPD Interview Transcript In contrast to the sometimes meandering interview of his domestic partner, Joe Price, Victor Zaborsky seemed to choose his words far more carefully as he spoke to DC MPD detectives on the night of Robert’s murder. …

Opposition Friday

Government Quotes the Defendants’ Words Back At Them The Government responded earlier this week, not surprisingly, in opposition to the separate defense filings to suppress the defendants’ statements they gave the night of the murder from being entered at trial.  In…

Miranda Warning(s)

Were 4th, 5th & 6th Amendment Rights Violated?  >Update @ end< In a busy week of motions and filings these two stand out. Ernesto Miranda If,  as the defense contends, Ward and Zaborsky were not properly ‘Mirandized” on the night of Robert’s murder,…

Things That Make You Go Hmmm…

Why Didn’t Anyone Check On The Third Housemate? And What Of That Bloodstain? It’s been said a crime succeeds or fails within the first 6 minutes.  It’s our collective hope to see this crime fail, which brings us once more…

Craig's List

Twenty for Twenty-Ten We learned quite a bit over the course of 2009.  Among the highlights: MPD Officer Diane Durham’s end-of-shift statement that contradicted the Trouple’s story on where they discovered Robert; the fact that all three of the housemates…