Denver, Colorado, USA: “I have multiple personalities” legal defense in murder trial of Edward Romero – 7 News

Jury hears closing arguments in Edward Romero trial for teen’s murder and dismemberment in 2010

DENVER – Attorneys presented their final thoughts to a jury Friday in the trial of Edward Romero, who is accused of murdering and dismembering a teenager in 2010.

After the judge provided instructions to the jury, the prosecution was first to present their closing argument.

They described the murder of Alicia Martinez …..

The prosecution also quoted doctors who determined Romero may have been suffered [sic] from bipolar disorder at times, but he was not psychotic or insane. Romero has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

The doctor who finally figured it out, the attorney said, was one who specialized in dissociative disorders. The defense said Romero doesn’t have multiple personalities but instead has one unconscious mind that is broken.

The trial finally began on Jan. 23.

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