Johnson's newlywed wife, Jordan Graham, admitted to pushing him from the cliff while being interviewed by authorities just days after he went missing. (Via ABC)
NBC reports Graham is now on trial not only for Johnson's death but also for her alleged attempt to cover it up and making false statements. Prosecutors are hoping to have her found guilty of first degree murder.
But perhaps the most disturbing thing the coroner spoke about Wednesday wasn't found on Johnson's body, but nearby it.
"The coroner testified that a black cloth was found near Johnson's body. But prosecutors accuse Graham of blindfolding her husband and pushing him over." (Via WBNS)
According to New York Daily News, several witnesses said in court Johnson canceled plans he made with them on the day of his death because his wife said she had a "surprise" for him.
Graham has reportedly admitted to pushing Johnson in what she says was an argument — but she says it was out of self defense. She pleaded not guilty to first and second degree murder and to making false statements.
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