The prosecution and the defense provided statements in the jury selection of Brooke Skylar Richardson trial on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019.

WATCH all videos from Brooke Skylar Richardson trial | Highlights, testimony, interrogations 

The jury is now deliberating in the murder trial of Brooke Skylar Richardson following eight days of arguments, witness testimony, and evidence. 

Below are a number of videos from the trial, between video from inside the courtroom, to extended interrogation footage shown to the jury. 

Richardson's initial interview with police

During the third day of the trial, portions of an eight-hour video from Richardson’s initial interrogation were shown to the jury. 

Richardson repeats the phrases “am I going to be arrested?” and “am I in trouble?” throughout the footage, and gives her version of events from after she gave birth.

The jury in Brooke Skylar Richardson??€?™s murder trial heard from the defendant for the first time on Thursday, as prosecutors played a video of her first interview with investigators.

Richardson parents react after Brooke’s initial interview

Following the interview shown in the video above, Richardson’s parents entered the room, and their reaction to the events that had unfolded were caught on camera. 

The jury in Brooke Skylar Richardson’s murder trial heard from the defendant for the first time on Thursday, as prosecutors played a video of her first interview with investigators.

Second Interrogation

In a second, more interrogative interview with police, Richardson made statements that eventually led to her arrest. The defense argues she was coerced into making these confessions.

The jury was shown video of a second interrogation police held with Richardson on July 20, 2017.
The jury was shown video of a second interrogation police held with Richardson on July 20, 2017.

Opening Statements

The prosecution and defense introduced their arguments to the jury during the first day of the trial, painting conflicting pictures of Richardson as either a murderer or scared girl. 

The prosecution and the defense provided statements in the jury selection of Brooke Skylar Richardson trial on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019.

Forensic Testimony

A large component of this trial has been the forensics, and a lab technician and forensic pathologist delivered testimony on blood and bone evidence, respectively. 

Lab tech in Richardson case testifies in court
The day has started with testimony about the baby’s autopsy by Dr. Susan Brown, a forensic pathologist for the Montgomery County Coroner's Office.

Medical Testimony

A physician specializing in maternal-fetal medicine testified for the prosecution on the likelihood that Richardson’s baby was stillborn.

Later in the trial, an OBGYN for the defense testified that in his opinion, she did in fact deliver a stillborn baby.

Dr. William "Kim" Brady was questioned by the prosecution and defense in connection with the Brooke Richardson trial.
Dr. John. E. White, OBGYN, testifies for the defense and says that Brooke Skylar Richardson did deliver a still-born baby in the early-morning hours of May 7, 2017.

Testimony from law enforcement

Warren County Sgt. Smith and Lt. Faine were questioned about their investigation, including a bed that was allegedly moved to cover a blood stain.

Sgt. John Smith testifies in Brooke Skylar Richardson case
Lt. John Faine who is now retired from the Warren County Sheriff's Office was questioned on the stand Monday about the death of a new-born baby in the Brooke Skylar Richardson case.

Boyfriend’s testimony

Brandon Saylor, boyfriend to Richardson at the time of her baby’s death, was also questioned, though he asked that his face not be shown. During his testimony, a series of texts between him and Richardson were shown, where she describes feeling “so much better.” 

Bradon Saylor testified before the defense on Monday afternoon.

Family’s testimony

Brooke Richardson’s father Scott Richardson and brother both testified for the defense on her character. 

Jackson Richardson, Brooke's younger brother took the stand on Wednesday and defended his sister.
Brooke Skylar Richardson's father testified in her case for the defense.

The issue of false confessions

A professor who has extensively studied false confessions testified for the defense, explaining that Richardson may have felt giving a false confession was her best way out in the moment. 

Professor Alan Hirsch, who is an expert in false confessions, testified in the case against Brooke Skylar Richardson.

Psychological testimony

Both Carlisle High School’s guidance counselor and a psychologist who evaluated Richardson testified for the defense on her state of mind. 

Tracy Reilich, who is a school counselor at Carlisle High School took the stand in the trial of Brooke Skylar Richardson.
Dr. Stuart Bassman who is a psychologist took the stand and testified about Brooke's mental health during her trial on Wednesday.

Closing Arguments

On the eighth day of the trial, both the prosecution and the defense delivered their closing arguments, and the jury were sent to deliberate.

The prosecution presented its closing arguments in the trial of Brooke Skylar Richardson who is accused of killing her infant daughter.
The defense in the case of Brooke Skylar Richardson presented its closing statements on Thursday morning.