Marshfield: Jury hears testimony from DNA and forensics experts in alleged hate crime trial

Jurors in Brockton Superior court on Monday began hearing their third week of testimony in the trial of three people accused of beating a black man back in 2008, in what authorities at the time called a racially motivated attack.

WATD’s Steven Dodrill reports –Defense attorneys started the day questioning the work done by police officers investigating the case.

WATD’s Steven Dodrill reports – Jurors also heard testimony from a forensics expert and a DNA analyst called on by the prosecution, who testified blood from the victim, Tizaya Robinson, was found on several pieces of evidence.

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Steven Dodrill is a member of the WATD news team as a full-time news reporter and weekend anchor while assuming the duties of Manager of Web and News Services. The 25 year-old Franklin Pierce University graduate adds a blend of new media to the traditional news for WATD listeners over the airwaves, and for the readers on the web. Dodrill has a vast amount of experience in on-air and online platforms. "Follow" him on Twitter At Franklin Pierce, Steven worked to introduce new forms of media like YouTube, and Twitter to the Franklin Pierce community.  Steven graduated Cum Laude and with honors in Mass Communication from Franklin Pierce University in May of 2009. Steven focused his education and experience in New Hampshire around sports broadcasting, digital media, broadcast journalism, news, media production, and political reporting. "Like" him on Facebook Dodrill also interned with the Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod Baseball League during the summer of 2007, and most recently in the spring of 2009 he completed an internship in the newsroom at WMUR-TV in Manchester, NH.