During closing arguments in the penalty retrial, prosecutor Juan Martinez repeatedly showed jurors gruesome crime scene photos of the victim's slit throat.
called Arias dishonest, questioned her
claim that she's
remorseful for having killed her
boyfriend, and tried to minimize the role her
psychological problems played in the case.
"It doesn't provide an excuse," he
told the jury of four men and eight women.
said Arias and her lawyers had falsely attacked Alexander's character to draw attention from her actions.