FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2013 file photo, Prosecutor Juan Martinez asks defendant Jodi Arias a question about her diary during cross examination testimony in Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix. Arias resumes testimony Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 in her Arizona murder trial after the start of a withering cross-examination last week by a prosecutor working to poke holes in her numerous stories. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Tom Tingle, Pool)The Associated Press
PHOENIX – Jodi Arias resumes testimony in her Arizona murder trial after a withering cross-examination last week by a prosecutor working to poke holes in her numerous stories.
The 32-year-old is charged in the June 2008 stabbing and shooting death of her lover in his suburban Phoenix home. She claims self-defense, while authorities say she planned the attack on Travis Alexander in a jealous rage. Testimony has been ongoing since early January.
Arias lost a bid last week aimed at getting a reprieve from a potential death sentence if convicted of first-degree murder after the Arizona Supreme Court swiftly denied her motion that claimed a detective committed perjury in the case.
She returns to the witness Monday morning.
Last week, Arias claimed to recall little from the day of the killing.