Politics, Murder and Unlikely Players
Admission cost him his sterling political career and nearly cost him to lose his family. He was initially interviewed as a potential person of interest, however, he was eliminated. It is expected that he will be called to testify in some capacity.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Inside Legal BlogsPolitics, Murder and Unlikely PlayersBy Donna McGillNearly ten years after Chandra Levy went missing from a D.C. area park in May 2001, her accused killer is finally getting his day incourt. Levy, a California intern who was preparing to return home after spending time as an intern with the U.S. Bureau of Prisons,had been jogging in those final days spent on the east coast. Before her remains were found a year later, a politician suffered a hardfall from grace and two families were nearly destroyed.Representative Gary Condit finally admitted to having an affair seek to assemble each of their own versions of a dream jury.with Levy months following her disappearance. That admission Jury consultants have been called in to help cull the 114cost him his sterling political career and nearly cost him to potential jurors. Already, however, accusations are being madelose his family. He was initially interviewed as a potential between the two sides regarding ‘’crucial’’ information thatperson of interest, however, he was eliminated. It is expected has yet to be turned over by the defense. That informationthat he will be called to testify in some capacity, though it’s is believed to be fingerprints from the crime scene as well asnot clear what his role might be. other potential suspects the defense had not been made aware of.Ingmar Guandique, now 29 and who was in this countryillegally from El Salvador, has been charged with murder, Jury selection will likely continue through the end of the weekkidnapping, attempted sexual assault and several other and its possible opening statements could begin as early ascounts. He is already in prison, where he’s been almost October, 24, 2010. Already, however, this case is sparkingentirely since Levy went missing. He’d been arrested and more controversy on the illegal immigrant debate, as wellconvicted on other unrelated charges before her body was as mistakes many say law enforcement made from the veryeven found. beginning. Levy’s parents have said recently they don’t believe this case will give them ‘’any sense of peace when thinkingFor now, potential jurors are busy completing more than ten about our daughter’’, even if it results in a conviction. pages of questionnaires as both the defense and prosecutionPAGE www.lawcrossing.com