"My husband and I got up and answered the door and he said, 'Do you know Matt McQuinn' and I said yes," and the sheriff told her to call Samantha's mom
Yowler's mother explained that Samantha was shot in the knee, taken to the hospital, but they didn't know where Matt was.
The sheriff stayed with the Jackson family, tried to call dispatchers and they were trying to call Samantha. "We just couldn't get any kind of news"
They got to Denver around 1:30, flew with Samantha's parents too
Samantha's parents said they wanted to find Matt first
A friend of her brothers met her at Gateway to help
Around 8:30, Jackson says she got official confirmation about Matt
Jackson was asked to identify her son at the Coroner's office
Jackson saw her son's body through a glass window in the office. "I went in and he was there and it was my son."
She asked if he suffered, and was told he probably died within seconds
401/403 objection overrueled
"I told him that I loved him, that I was proud of him because he saved Samantha's life"
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"I've been diagnosed with ptsd, anxiety and depresssion."
She says she went back to work for 2 weeks but couldn't handle it. She's been on SSD, and in counseling for almost 3 years now
She's on medication to help her sleep from the nightmares
"He always wanted to be the center of attention"
Judge reminds the jurors not to be overly swayed by emotion