Day Three of Adam Frasch Trial

Posted at 4:37 PM, Jan 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-26 17:29:35-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Immediately after the prosecution rests its case in the murder trial of a Thomasville doctor, the defense asks for an acquittal which was denied by the judge. 

A golf club was a big part of the discussion between the prosecution and defense. This comes after testimony from a cellmate Adam Frasch was in jail with for about six months. 

Dale Folsom testified he's a 40-time convicted felon. He testified Frasch admitted to him he killed his wife, hitting her in the head with a golf club and then throwing her in the pool. Folsom told law enforcement about the conversation. He was released from jail. Investigators confiscated the golf club from the home more than a year after Samira Frasch's death. The defense believes the golf club was planted at the home. 

"Some year later there's at least one break-in the house," said Clyde Taylor, Frasch's attorney. "The house had been cleaned out as evidence by the photograph. There isn't a thing in that room other than this golf club."

"I don't intend to argue that's the murder weapon," said prosecutor Georgia Cappleman. "I don't know. Mr. Frasch apparently told Mr. Folsom he hit her with a golf club, maybe he did. Mr. Frasch says a lot of things. He has a lot of versions of stories, some of which have been admitted to evidence." 
The medical examiner was also back on the stand and said the injuries on victim's face didn't match that of a golf club. A DNA technology expert found her DNA on a golf club. It wasn't blood, but skin cells.

Defense calls on witnesses 

Tallahassee, Fla. (WTXL)--Neighbor Matt Christiansen testified he saw a thin, African-American woman in the driveway of the Frasch home putting something in a vehicle, between 10:25 -10:45 a.m. on February 22, 2014. 

Christiansen says he remembers seeing someone there because he's never seen anyone outside the home. Christiansen was going for walk that morning. He never met Samira Frasch. 

Testimony continues tomorrow at 8:30 a.m.