Alvarez’s state of mind could be key to his case, as his attorneys maintain that when he parked his car on the train tracks, it was an aborted act of suicide, which will be proven by tire treads showing he tried to reverse, attorneys said.
After jurors were excused and Alvarez returned to his temporary cell in the courthouse, Pounders discussed with attorneys the status of evidence that the defense is due to present to the prosecution.
Deputy Dist. Atty. Patrick Dixon complained that the list of potential witnesses and the topics they are due to discuss was “blatantly incomplete.”