WICHITA, Kan. On the fifth day of the trial of the man accused of killing three-year-old Evan Brewer last year, prosecutors took jurors out of the courtroom on a trip to see the concrete structure they say held the boy's remains.
Bodine is charged with first-degree murder in connection with Evan's death. Testimony Friday included some of the most graphic details of the trial.
One especially emotional part of Friday's testimony was when prosecutors showed a picture of Evan in a situation where he appeared to be naked and tied up with a chain around his neck.
The picture of the boy was the last photo of Evan the jury saw during the trial Friday. Previous testimony in the trial this week details how Evan was being abused in the home on South Vine,
nearly to the point of death.
Early Friday, jurors took a bus to an off-site location to look at the concrete structure, now evidence in this murder case.
In court, the deputy medical examiner showed pictures of Evan's body to the jury after it had been removed from the structure.
The coroner showed a dark bruise on top of Evan's head that he said was the result of blunt-force trauma. But he says the boy's cause of death is undetermined. Toxicology results did show the the presence of Diphenhydramine, or Benadryl, While the coroner said it wasn't a lethal amount, the drug is used as a sleeping aid.
Evan Brewer's mother, Miranda Miller is expected to testify against Bodine. She has yet to take the stand in the trial that will continue next week.