Jailhouse Confession: Day 7 of Segura Trial

Day 7 of Segura Trial
Day 7 of Segura Trial
Posted at 6:00 PM, Aug 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-08 14:12:50-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - He's accused of murdering his ex girlfriend Brandi Peters and her three young children, and could face the death penalty if he's found guilty.

WTXL ABC 27's Stephen Jiwanmall joins us from court.

How is the state showing Segura is the one behind the murders?

Out of all the days prosecutors have spent on this case, today was perhaps the strongest with several witnesses explaining a potential motive and how he was acting before and after the murders.

One of segura's close friends said the two of them were looking for work overseas, but segura couldn't get a passport because he owed too much child support.

A woman he was seeing from time to time said Segura approached her in a rage about getting a gun from her without explaining why, but she never gave it to him. She also said he was acting strange in the days following the murders.

And a former cellmate testified Segura came clean about what he did while they were in prison in Oklahoma in 2011. Take a look.

We also watched parts of Segura's follow-up interview with police, where he denies leaving his house on the day of the murders.

He also said he didn't have a second phone, but later answered questions about who he was calling with it.

The state has one final witness, and testimony should wrap up in the afternoon. Right after that, there's a hearing about evidence, and that's when we expect James Santos in court.

He admitted to ordering the murders two weeks ago, but he plans to plead the fifth when he testifies.