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The silence of Pablo Lyle: the actor chose not to testify at his trial

The actor has spent three years under house arrest (Photo: EFE)
The actor has spent three years under house arrest (Photo: EFE)

After postponing several hearings for many months due to the global health crisis, the trial for involuntary manslaughter against the actor paul lyle continues its course in Miami County. But now it has been revealed that the Mexican followed the advice of his lawyers and He preferred not to testify at Monday’s hearing.just like his brother-in-law, Licas Deflino, who was behind the wheel of the vehicle from which Pablo got out the day he hit a man who unfortunately lost his life.

It should be remembered that both the actor of Mirreyes vs. Godinezlike his brother-in-law, got out of the car that day in March 2019, after the Cuban Juan Ricardo Hernandez went to confront them for a road incident on the streets of the city of Florida. Lyle then punched him, causing the man to fall, who was hospitalized and died four days later.

During the fourth day of the media trial that started last September 20, neither Pablo nor his brother-in-law testifiedHowever, the judge in charge asked several questions to the defense of the actor who has been under house arrest for the last 3 years.

The trial began on September 20, but on October 3 the actor chose not to testify (Photo: screenshot/YouTube)
The trial began on September 20, but on October 3 the actor chose not to testify (Photo: screenshot/YouTube)

In the trial that will determine whether or not there will be a prison for the Mexican actor, this Monday, October 3, would be one of the key days, however, Lyle preferred not to testify. It was contemplated that the also actor of lovely curse Y lying heart I would testify this Monday, but at the last minute the judge reported that Lyle decided not to give any more statements.

In this regard, the reporter David Ovalle, from Miami, shared the information on his Twitter account: “Update: Pablo Lyle tells the judge that he has chosen not to testify,” reads the message in which he did not add more information.

Also, the journalist reported that this day the closures on the trial will be announcedtogether with the possible date on which it will be notified the conclusion of the casethe one that defines his innocence or guilt: “The final arguments begin momentarily in the involuntary manslaughter case against Pablo Lyle, a soap opera actor accused of fatal punching that killed a motorist in Miami in 2019″.

The actor's defense continues to argue that Lyle acted in self-defense (Photo: Screenshot/YouTube)
The actor’s defense continues to argue that Lyle acted in self-defense (Photo: Screenshot/YouTube)

Throughout the last week of September, various witnesses have taken the stand to testify about the events that occurred in March 2019, and since April of that year, Lyle has been facing legal proceedings for involuntary manslaughter, and if found guilty, could spend up to 15 years behind bars.

And it is that the actor’s defense alleged that he acted in self-defense because he feared that the deceased would attack him. In the first stage of this trial, Marisa Tinkler Méndez, the judge in charge of the case, made the selection of the jury. To do this, they summoned 100 people from Miami County, among whom 30 were discarded for being of Mexican or Cuban origin, this to avoid any inclination.

According to Univision, the one born in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, requested that his judgment is in English because he feels immersed in the languageand in the case the lack of commitment on the part of the prosecution to collect information on the police officer who was involved in the process was revealed.

For his part, on the last day in court, Ana Araujoformer partner of Pablo Lyle and mother of his children, reported that the little ones were afraid of the situation their father faced at that time and revealed that he asked Juan Ricardo to calm down: “Pablo gets out of the truck and I hear that he yells at the person who was there: ‘calm down, there are children in the car,'” he said in court.

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