PASCO, Wash. - Police
officers are telling jurors in a murder trial what they saw when they pulled up
to a house March 3, 2011, where a woman had been shot to death.
One officer says he
escorted Tashia Stuart and her seven-year-old daughter to a patrol car.
officer Dean Perry says he pulled his service revolver and started searching
the home on Salmon Drive.
the hall I could see part of the lower torso, the lower legs of a person lying
on the ground, I could see a revolver with the hammer still back and tissue and
blood splatter all down the wall."
Police officers showed
jurors the pictures they took of the scene, including the hatchet Stuart claims
Judy Hebert used to threaten her.
Prosecutors say Stuart murdered her mother for her inheritance.