Son's Testimony May Be Key In Reiser Murder Hearing

The testimony of 7-year-old Rory Reiser emerged Tuesday as a key factor in the case against Oakland software developer Hans Reiser on charges that he murdered his estranged wife Nina Reiser, who was last seen alive on Sept. 3.

At the end of the sixth day of a preliminary hearing that will determine if there's enough evidence to order Hans Reiser to stand trial, attorneys said his son Rory Reiser currently is in Russia with Nina Reiser's mother, but will return to the witness stand at the request of Alameda County Superior Court Judge Julie Conger when the hearing resumes on Jan. 16.

Son's Testimony May Be Key In Reiser Murder Hearing.

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