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San Diego, California / Van Dam Murder Case / Westerfield Trial #710209

CNN Evening News for Monday, Sep 16, 2002
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(San Diego: Thelma Gutierrez) The penalty phase in the trial of David Westerfield for the murder of young Danielle van Dam featured; scenes shown from the courtroom while the death penalty was read. [Jury foreman "TONY" - reviews the decision-making process.] [San Diego district attorney Paul PFINGST†- says the jury had to consider evidence that was gruesome & distressing.] [Juror "JEFFREY" - comments on their thoughts.] [Defense attorney Steven FELDMAN†- reacts to the death penalty verdict.] The average length of time for people on death row in the state of California discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Gutierrez, Thelma

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