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KLTV 7's Holly Gonzalez is live in the courtroom today during Dennis Bendy's murder trial. Bendy is charged with the murder of 20-year-old Briana Young in a Tyler park in July 2013.
Lead detective in #PTColeMurder continues to testify this morning in Dennis Bendy's murder trial. pic.twitter.com/t5MGSa9zUc
Monday August 11, 2014 9:01 Holly Gonzalez
Det. Swan has been released, subject to being recalled. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 9:13 hollyKLTV
State recalled a DNA expert who testified Friday to explain how DNA is collected & tested. #PTColeMurder pic.twitter.com/qYOLGoWBTa
Monday August 11, 2014 9:16 hollyKLTV
Kimberly Mack says there's a possibility that no DNA was transferred to the firearms that were used in the shooting. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 9:21 hollyKLTV
She says if multiple people touched the gun(s), their DNA "competes." IOW, only one person's DNA may show up in testing. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 9:24 hollyKLTV
Mack says "touch" DNA is much more difficult to test than fluid DNA. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 9:27 hollyKLTV
On cross examination, Mack says Bendy was excluded from being a DNA contributor to the Glock that was tested. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 9:29 hollyKLTV
She says there is a 50/50 chance that Bendy handled that Glock. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 9:30 hollyKLTV
Mack has been released, subject to being recalled. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 9:33 hollyKLTV
Court is now in recess for 10 minutes. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 9:34 hollyKLTV
State called Nathan Tunnell, a firearms and tool mark examiner, to the stand. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 9:50 hollyKLTV
Tunnell says he matches bullets or casings to the firearm they were shot from. #PTColeMurder pic.twitter.com/yP46ZXycUc
Monday August 11, 2014 9:55 hollyKLTV
He says 11 cartridge casings found at the crime scene were shot from the Ruger SR9 used in the shooting. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 10:05 hollyKLTV
Tunnell says 8 other cartridge cases found at the crime scene were fired from the Glock pistol used in the shooting. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 10:14 hollyKLTV
Tunnell tells jurors that location where casings were found is likely where shots were fired from. #PTColeMurder pic.twitter.com/Eat5vGYHkQ
Monday August 11, 2014 10:30 hollyKLTV
Tunnel says he cannot definitively say where the casing found at a nearby home was shot from. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 10:42 hollyKLTV
Tunnell says some casings match a Glock pistol, but he cannot say for sure if they were fired from the one used in shooting. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 10:52 hollyKLTV
Tunnell has been released, subject to being recalled. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 10:52 hollyKLTV
State has rested in Dennis Bendy murder trial. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 10:54 hollyKLTV
Bendy's defense attorney moved for a directed verdict of not guilty & it was denied by the Court. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 10:56 hollyKLTV
Court is in recess for 15 minutes. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 10:59 hollyKLTV
Defense has rested in Dennis Bendy murder trial. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 11:17 hollyKLTV
Court is in recess for 5 minutes. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 11:29 hollyKLTV
The charge of the Court will be read to jurors tomorrow morning. Then, attorneys will make their final arguments. #PTColeMurder
Monday August 11, 2014 11:35 hollyKLTV
Join us tomorrow for live coverage of the final arguments and more from this trial. Have a great day.
Monday August 11, 2014 11:47 
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