February 28, 2000
Dr. Cyril Wecht, plaintiff's expert
Condensed testimony from Plaintiff's expert witness Dr. Cyril Wecht, forensic pathologist. Wecht was questioned February 28, 2000, with direct examination by Terry Gilbert occurring in the morning session and cross-examination by Steven Dever in the afternoon. Questioning begins with Wecht's education and experience as a forensic investigator, as well as common procedures between the investigators and law enforcement. Other lines of questioning include crime scene evidence and his interpretation of them, assessment on the Kirk and Gerber investigations, and his professional opinions on the forensic testing and experimentation performed for the 1954, 1966, and 2000 trials.