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Patsy Brumfield’s version of events in Hal Neilson trial from 11/18

By: Magnolia Tribune - November 19, 2010

TRIAL UPDATE: Neilson breaks down, swears he never broke his oath to job

7 P.M. – DEFENSE RESTS IN NEILSON CASE. Court resumes at 10 a.m. for jurors. Judge Aycock says she expects jury to get the case by mid-afternoon.

BELOW – A rolling account of the rest of Neilson’s testimony and cross-examination.

As he completed his 6 hours on the stand, he broke down in tears, telling counsel Christi McCoy that he meant the words of the oath he took as a young FBI agent in 1982.

Did you ever violate that oath, she asked him.

His voice breaking with emotion, tears streaming down his face, he said, “No, I never did.”

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