Day 5 of D’Avolio Murder Trial: Cyber Forensic and Ballistic Experts Testify


UTICA, N.Y. (WUTR-TV) —- During day 5 of the Jason D’Avolio murder trial in Oneida County Court there was more testimonies. Cyberforensic experts talked about what they found on Jason D’Avolio’s cell phone including his electronic messages. Ballistics experts told the jury about the findings of their investigation.

Two different witnesses testified about electronic messages exchanged between Jason and Kerrilee D’Avolio. The messages indicated that the couple was in the midst of a disolution of their marriage.

Messages from Jason asked if his wife would give him another chance. Among the responses from Kerrilee was the message to file the divorce and imploring her husband to let her go. In one message to his wife, Jason told Kerrilee that he loved her and he’d see her in this life or the next.

In testimony on the ballistics, the position of the shooter at the crime scene could not be established. It was noted that one bullet went into the roof of a neighbor of the D’Avolio’s. Jason D’Avolio is on trial for second degree murder.

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