When former New Jersey Nets star Jayson Williams is retried for the fatal shooting of his chauffeur, the jury will be allowed to hear evidence of his alleged attempts to cover up his involvement with the crime, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday.
The justices held, 4-3, that post-crime consciousness of guilt evidence is relevant to Williams’ mental state at the time of the shooting and admissible to prove the crime of reckless manslaughter.
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