Darlene MacGuire - Neighborhood Kid - State Rebuttal Resumes

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Darlene MacGuire - Neighborhood Kid - State Rebuttal Resumes

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THE COURT: Now the State may continue with their rebuttal.

THE STATE OF INDIANA RESUMES IT'S REBUTTAL.

MR. NEW: Darlene MacGuire.

WITNESS SWORN BY THE COURT.

DARLENE MACGUIRE , a rebuttal witness called on behalf of the State of Indiana,
being duly sworn by court, testified as follows:

DIRECT EXAMINATION,
QUESTIONS BY MISS MARJORIE WESSNER,
DEPUTY PROSECUTOR

Q. What is your name?

A. Darlene MacGuire.

Q. Where do you live, Darlene?

A. 3846 East New York.

Q. How old are you?

A. Fourteen.

Q. What grade of school are you in?

A. Seventh.

Q. Did you know Sylvia Likens, Darlene?

A. Yes.

Q. Did you ever visit in the Baniszewski house when Sylvia was living there?

A. Yes.

Q. When was the last time you were in the house?

A. About the second week in September.

Q. Did you ever burn Sylvia with a cigarette, Darlene?

A. No.

Q. Did you ever burn her with anything?

A. No.

MISS WESSNER: Cross examine.

THE COURT: Defendant Gertrude Baniszewski may cross examine.

CROSS EXAMINATION,
QUESTIONS BY MR. WILLIAM ERBECKER, ATTORNEY FOR DEFENDANT,
GERTRUDE BANISZEWSKI

Q. Did you ever mistreat Sylvia at all?

A. No, sir.

Q. You never did?

A. Except when -

Q. Except when? You broke a board across her back one time, didn't you?

A. No, sir.

Q. What did you break across her back, if anything?

A. Nothing.

Q. What did you do to her the first time you went into the house?

A. I never done nothing to her.

Q. You never beat her or kicked her, did you?

A. I remember, I think I hit her on the arm one or two times.

Q. Did you ever throw her down the stairs?

A. No.

Q. You are sure about that?

A. I am sure.

Q. Did you and Patty Duke ever beat her up, did you?

A. No.

Q. Did you ever beat her up while Patty Duke was there?

A. No, sir.

Q. Do you know Anna Siscoe?

A. Yes.

Q. Were you and she ever together over there at the Baniszewski house?

A. Yes.

Q. When was the first time you went there together?

A. I don't know when the first time was.

Q. When?

A. I don't remember when we went over there together.

Q. Did you ever go over there while she was at the house there ahead of you?

A. Yes.

Q. When was the first time that happened?

A. I don't remember. She was over there before I was sometimes.

Q. Did you ever beat Sylvia with a fly swatter?

A. No.

Q. Did you ever kick Sylvia?

A. I don't remember if I did or not. I think so.

Q. The last time you were over at the house was when now?

A. The second week in September.

Q. The second week in September?

A. Yes.

Q. What was the occasion of you being over there then?

A. Just to go visit.

Q. Who was a friend of yours over there, Sylvia?

A. Mrs. Baniszewski.

Q. Gertrude was your friend?

A. Yes, all of them was.

MR. ERBECKER: Nothing further.

THE COURT: Defendant Paula Marie Baniszewski may cross examine.

MR. RICE: We have no questions.

THE COURT: Defendant Coy Hubbard and John Baniszewski may cross examine.

MR. BOWMAN: No questions.

THE COURT: Defendant Richard Hobbs.

MR. NEDEFF: Richard Hobbs has no questions.

THE COURT: Any redirect?

MISS WESSNER: No redirect.

WITNESS EXCUSED.
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