Prosecution moving quickly in Levy killing trial
Prosecutors are expected to call additonal District police detectives, FBI agents and other law enforcement officials to the witness stand today in the third day of testimony in the trial fo the man accused of murdering Chandra Levy.
On Tuesday, prosecutors told D.C. Superior Court Judge Gerald Fisher they were moving ahead faster than they had orginally thought.
Before the trial began last week with jury selections, prosecutors said they expected to need three or four weeks to present their case. Defense attorneys for Ingmar Guandique said they only needed about a day.
Tuesday was the first day of testimony that Gary A. Condit's name was mentioned. Levy's father, Robert Levy, and the one-time lead detective on the case, Detective Sgt. Ronald Wyatt, both mentioned the romantic relationship between the former California congressman and Levy at the time when the 24-year-old federal intern disappeared in May 2001.
Levy's remains were found in May 2002 in Rock Creek Park.
For two months, Condit was the leading suspect. After further investigation, police later ruled Condit out as a suspect and in 2009 charged Guandique, 29, with Levy's slaying.
-- Keith L. Alexander
Keith L. Alexander
| October 27, 2010; 7:12 AM ET
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