The Ohio woman who died two years after she was doused in gasoline and set ablaze could “testify” during her ex-boyfriend’s murder trial, in the form of a taped recording — and her mother is standing by the decision. After Malinowski’s death, a grand jury indicted Slager on aggravated murder and murder charges. “She may be the only victim to testify in their own murder trial,” Slager’s defense attorney Mark Collins said, according to People Magazine. Franklin County Judge Guy Reece called it an unprecedented situation because officials knew of no other case in which a victim would testify at his or her own murder trial. Malinowski’s mother, Bonnie Bowes, said, according to The Columbus Dispatch, that she was “so grateful that Judy can tell her story.
Source: Fox News April 16, 2018 01:12 UTC