On July 15th, 2008, Jodi Arias sat in an interrogation room and told a detective she hadn’t seen Travis in months. She insisted that she wasn’t in Mesa, where Travis lived, when he was killed. She repeated this statement over and over, even as the detectives told her that her DNA was at the scene and that they had found the nude photos of her.
She had failed at covering her tracks, even though she was an aspiring photographer, even though she had tried to delete the images from the camera. She had even tried to wash the camera to get rid of the pictures. So was it just the nude pictures of herself and the images of Travis in the shower that she was attempting to delete? Did she not notice the other three images that were taken during the murder? Or is this the part of the crime and its aftermath that she simply doesn’t remember?
Only Jodi knows. But for a brief second, it’s clear even to Jodi that that police are one step ahead of her.