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UPDATE – Markus Kaarma Speaks, Emotional Testimony from Diren Dede’s Parents [YouTube]

The day after Markus Kaarma was found guilty of deliberate homicide, three people who were silent throughout the trial were finally heard, including Kaarma himself.

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UPDATE – Markus Kaarma Found Guilty of Deliberate Homicide With Video Reaction [YouTube]

Markus Kaarma was found guilty of the deliberate homicide of German exchange student Diren Dede in Missoula on Wednesday afternoon.

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UPDATE – Closing Arguments in the Markus Kaarma Trial [YouTube]

Closing arguments began on the eighth day of the Markus Kaarma trial in Missoula. Prosecution focused on proving that Kaarma had intent to kill any potential burglars in his house based on his actions in the days leading up to the fatal shooting of Diren Dede. Defense emphasized that jurors must have absolutely no doubt in order to find Kaarma guilty.

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Photo courtesy of Greg Baird/TSM
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Defense Accuses Missoula Police of Failures in Markus Kaarma Investigation

The defense presented its first witness on the sixth day of the trial of Markus Kaarma, who has been accused of deliberate homicide in the fatal shooting of Diren Dede, a German foreign exchange student who entered Kaarma's garage on the night of April 27, 2014. He was there to testify to failures on the part of the Missoula Police Department in their investigation of the shooting, but ended up defending the validity of his Phd during cross examination.

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Photo courtesy of Peter Christian/TSM
Photo courtesy of Peter Christian/TSM
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Controversy Erupts in Markus Kaarma Trial as Defense Takes on Detective Guy Baker

Sparks flew as Detective Guy Baker was called to the stand in the trial of Markus Kaarma, prompting the defense to undermine Baker's authority as an investigator and accuse him of forming opinions, not facts. In the end an angered Judge McLean put their cross examination on hold and cleared the courtroom ahead of schedule to attend to "housekeeping purposes" with the defense team.

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Photo courtesy of Peter Christian/TSM
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Diren Dede’s Host Family Gives Emotional Testimony in Markus Kaarma Trial

Randy Smith, who hosted German exchange student Diren Dede along with his wife Kate Walker, took the stand to give emotional testimony about his time with Diren and the events of the fateful night Diren was fatally shot in Markus Kaarma's garage.

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Photo courtesy of Peter Christian/TSM
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Audio of Calls Between Markus Kaarma and Janelle Pflager After the Shooting of Diren Dede Played in Courtroom

***WARNING...AUDIO CONTAINS COARSE LANGUAGE****
The Markus Kaarma trial continued Thursday afternoon with testimony from Missoula Police Detective Stacey Lear, who brought audio of calls between Markus Kaarma and Janelle Pflager while he was held in jail.

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Photo courtesy of KECI/NBC Montana
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Detective Testifies to Discrepancies in Initial Statements from Markus Kaarma

Detective Richard Dean Chrestenson, who led interviews with Markus Kaarma, Janelle Pflager, and Robby Pazmino (the teen who was with Diren Dede), testified today about discrepancies in Kaarma's initial statement that led to him being charged with Dede's murder. Kaarma had claimed self defense. Debate over whether or not Dede had a light source in the garage also took center stage.

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Photo courtesy of Greg Baird/TSM
Photo courtesy of Greg Baird/TSM
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Kaarma Neighbors Refute Accusations of Bias [YouTube]

Testimony in the Markus Kaarma trial heated up this afternoon with the testimony of Leslie Wozniak and Terry Klise, as the defense ramped up accusations of bias against Markus Kaarma.

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Photos courtesy of Greg Baird/TSM
Photos courtesy of Greg Baird/TSM
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Neighbors Describe Kaarma’s Behavior Before the Shooting, Accusations of Baiting

Following testimony of Robby Pazmino, the state brought out a series of neighbors to describe not only what they heard in the early hours of April 27, but what they heard from Markus Kaarma and Janelle Pflager in the weeks leading up to the shooting.

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