Cincinnati murder trial hinges on the videotaped eye blinks of a dying, paralyzed shooting victim

Prosecutors: Victim id shooter by blinking eyes

CINCINNATI - Jurors are hearing closing arguments in a Cincinnati murder trial that hinges on the eye blinks of a dying, paralyzed shooting victim.
 
Prosecutors argued Tuesday that evidence clearly shows 35-year-old Ricardo Woods should be convicted of killing David Chandler in 2010.
 
Earlier in the trial, jurors watched a 17-minute video that prosecutors say shows the 35-year-old Chandler identifying his shooter by blinking his eyes to answer questions from detectives during an interview.
 
After the shooting, Chandler was left paralyzed from the neck down and unable to speak. He later died.
 
The defense argued the state has no evidence against Woods other than the video of the dying man blinking, which it says is unreliable. Woods' attorneys fought unsuccessfully to exclude the video from the trial.

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