Summary of the Brad Cooper Trial

This case is so complex that I will need to do several videos to summarize everything from the investigation and trial.   Here is part 1, which begins with the 911 call reporting Nancy missing, followed by Chief Bazemore’s comments those first few days.  It then goes into the key segments of trial testimony.

The Dress Deception Continued…

Testimony and photos from the trial revealed that the blue/green (teal) dress that Nancy was wearing the previous night was draped across a laundry basket in the master bedroom all along.  Detective Young testified that he didn’t notice the dress in the basket because he was looking for a blue dress and in his opinion…

The Dress Deception

To those of you who followed the trial, you’re already familiar with the confusing testimony about the dress.  The dress was a key component to the state’s case as evidenced by the amount of time they spent on it, but it was very difficult to follow.  There was A LOT of conflicting testimony about it…

More about the case and the Google search

For those who didn’t follow the trial, it is important to understand that the alleged Google map search is the only evidence worth discussing, which is why I’m spending so much time writing about it.  There was no DNA, fibers, fingerprints, muddy shoes, tire tracks or eyewitnesses.  There was only the Google map search, which…

The “typo”

Detective Daniels wrote in his notes that Brad was wearing long sleeves the afternoon of July 12th.  That would have seemed highly suspicious to anyone on a hot Summer day, but Brad was NOT wearing long sleeves.  There is a photo showing him sitting on the curb in shorts and a t-shirt.   Detective Daniels was…