The wife said she was hiding in her upstairs bedroom during the attack, listening to the “unfamiliar voices downstairs.”
The home was in disarray, but police could find no sign of a break-in.
An expert testified that the wife’s story was impossible based on the evidence at the scene.
No new sentencing date has been set. Rather than Scott, Judge Gail Flake is over the current trial.
Under Georgia law, the lowest possible penalty for murder is life. The only question is whether Ballin will ever have a chance at parole.
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DeKalb Sheriff's defense says he won't respond Tuesday