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The Lincoln Lawyer season 1 – Is Trevor Elliott sentenced for the murder of his wife?

May 15, 2022

This article, “Is Trevor Elliott Convicted of Wife’s Murder,” contains spoilers for Season 1 of Netflix’s The Lincoln Lawyer.

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The majority of the first season of Lincoln’s lawyer follows the murder trial of Trevor Elliott. He was accused of killing his wife, Laura, and her lover, Jan Rilz. Their marriage was like a Jim Gaffigan line on the Dateline murders. You can practically hear Keith Morrison say, “They had a perfect life. He cheated on her several times. She got it back by sleeping with countless yoga instructors. They fought all the time and slept in separate wings of their mansion, and he cut her off from her friends. It was a perfect life. »

On the contrary, the case shows that money cannot buy marital happiness. It just makes misfortune a little more comfortable. And it doesn’t matter whether Trevor did or not when it comes to the verdict. Mickey must put a dent in the state affair.

Lincoln’s lawyer season 1 – Is Trevor Elliott sentenced for the murder of his wife?

Trevor Elliott has been found not guilty of murdering his wife and her lover.

Why did the jury reject the charges against Trevor Elliott?

It came down to the seven-minute defense and gun residue evidence. Mick found a tape that showed it was caused by being locked in a dirty police car involved in a shootout with the police and Eli Wyms, the man Jerry Vincent had as his magic bullet. A TMZ/Nightcrawler videographer recorded Wyms’ arrest in the same cruiser Elliott had been on hours later. Haller even found a doctor to verify the allegation.

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Then, the final nail in the coffin. Mickey Haller broke down the facts even submitted by the state. The entire timeline gave Trevor seven minutes to commit the murders, clean himself up, clean up parts of the scene for DNA purposes, and somehow dispose of the murder weapon and clothing. bloodied. In an argument that asked the jury to use common sense, there’s no way Elliott could have committed the crime the state charges him with.

I mean, it wasn’t like he murdered his wife and dumped the evidence with a flying drone that he powered with his cell phone to dump the evidence in the ocean, isn’t it not?


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