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Day 2 of Henry Segura Murder Retrial: State continues calling witnesses

Posted at 8:42 AM, Nov 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-07 18:27:41-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Jurors got a look at the moment Henry Segura learned that his ex-girlfriend, their son, and her daughters died.

Henry Segura is accused of killing Brandi Peters and her children.

For the second day of testimony, we heard from the medical examiner. The examiner says Brandi Peters was brutally beaten and shot 7 times.

She says many of those wounds showed that Peters fought back. Two of the children died from drowning. The other died of a gunshot wound.

Then another investigator with the Tallahassee Police Department revealed that their investigation showed only one gun was used.

This helps the state's theory that Segura was the gunman.

Witnesses re-lived the day Brandi Peters and her three children were found murdered Wednesday in court. Henry Segura is on trial for a second time for those murders. He is Peters ex-boyfriend and the father of one of the victims.

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Segura maintains his innocence but his future is now up to a group of jurors.

Really the only word to summarize Wednesday was "gruesome." Some jurors kept their eyes closed and heads turned because of the dozens of grizzly crime scene pictures shown throughout the day.

The state spent most of the day going over the evidence. From the clothes the victims were wearing to actual pictures of the murders.

One responding officer even said he'll never forget walking inside the home.

But we also heard from the neighbor, only 14 at the time, who went over to check on the family and found a scary scene.

Jon Fuchs, Prosecutor: "Where did you see blood?"

Artron Timmons, Witness: "I saw it as I was walking up. I saw like blood drops. I'm thinking a kid hurt themselves, but as I looked up, I saw it on the curtains. So I looked in and I could see it everywhere. Like on the inside, you could see blood."

The state is seeking the death penalty for this murder.

However, Segura's attorney is hoping the jury will allow his client to walk free.