DNA and cell phone experts testify in Raytown quadruple murder trial
11:32 AM, Mar 25, 2011
5:56 PM, Mar 25, 2011
INDEPENDENCE, Missouri - A lesson in cell phone tower technology and DNA; That's what
jurors received on day five of the Gevante Anderson quadruple
murder trial. Experts testified that Anderson's DNA was not
found at crime scene or on the victims.
A cell phone expert told jurors that a call was made near the
crime scene from Gary Anderson's cell phone. Gary Anderson is
Gevante Anderson's father.
A criminologist with the Kansas City Crime Lab also testified on
Friday. The criminologist showed jurors dozens of pictures of items
recovered from the crime scene, Gevante Anderson's home and from
his grandfather's vehicle. The vehicle the prosecution believes
Anderson drove the night of the murders.
The victims' DNA was not found in the vehicle allegedly used in
The criminologist, Kevin Winer, is expected to be on the stand
for most of the day for his direct and cross examination by the
Anderson is charged in the March 2009, quadruple murder in
Raytown. The victims included Precious Triplett, 21, the mother of
Gevante's toddler son, Davon Anderson. The other victims were
Triplett's boyfriend Andre Jones and her two nephews Amir Clemons,
10, and Gerard Clemons, 7.
The only person who survived the early morning massacre was
Gevante's toddler son, Davon Anderson.
The prosecution is expected to rest it's case on Monday
afternoon, that's when the defense will take over, in their effort
to provide reasonable doubt for jurors.