Judge allows police station interview in Davidson trial

Judge allows police station interview in Davidson trial

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By HANA KIM
6 News Reporter

KNOXVILLE (WATE) -- A Knox County criminal court judge ruled Tuesday against LeMaricus Davidson on a vital piece of evidence in the Christian - Newsom murders case.

Judge Richard Baumgartner sided with the prosecution, denying Davidson's motion to block statements made during an interview at the Knoxville police station.

The statements were made right after Davidson's January 2007 arrest. Davidson is charged with carjacking, raping and murdering Channon Christian and her boyfriend, Christopher Newsom.

Davidson's attorneys claimed their client wasn't properly read his Miranda rights and asked the court to throw out the interview.

Last week, Judge Baumgartner did throw out video tape of Davidson in the back of a police cruiser.

The judge said the evidence was insignificant, but he threw it out because there was a conversation between Davidson and an officer about Davidson's juvenile criminal record.

Davidson's criminal record isn't allowed to come up during the trial unless the defense brings it up first. His trial is set for October 19.


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