Updated 04/03/2009 06:37 AM
Detective testifies in Ross case
ELMIRA, N.Y. -- An Elmira police detective took the stand in the trial of Romondo Ross. Ross is accused of firing the shot that killed 51-year old Maurice Davis in his sleep at the Hathorn Court Apartments last August.
The detective described his four hour interview with Ross after his October arrest. He said Ross knew details from the scene, but denied being there.
The detective said he did not take notes because he believes it's disrespectful to document an interview but on cross-examination, the
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defense pointed out that there was a computer, pen and paper in the room, so he could have taken notes if he wanted to.
The defense also noted that Ross called police while he was under surveillance, asking if there was a warrant for his arrest.
Ross is one of two men charged in the case. Demetrius Molina is also accused of second degree murder.