Jodi Arias claimed that Alexander had assaulted her and that she had felt compelled to kill him in self-defense during the murder trial that captivated the nation. However, according to Alexander’s pals, Arias had a serious fixation with Alexander and had even eavesdropped on him and read through his correspondence.
Ultimately, in 2013, a jury found Arias guilty after viewing gruesome crime scene photographs she had taken of Alexander both before and after his murder. However, what ultimately motivated Jodi Arias to kill Travis Alexander on June 4, 2008?
Friends of Travis Alexander began to worry on June 9, 2008. Since they were trying to plan activities for a trip to Cancun, it seemed especially strange that they hadn’t heard from him in five days. Some of them went to his residence in a small groups. They discovered Alexander’s wounded, mangled body there in the shower.
The 30-year-old had his neck slit in addition to being attacked with 27 wounds and being shot in the head. The washing machine contained a digital camera, long brown hairs, and a bloody handprint found on the wall.
Alexander’s friends pushed authorities to look into Jodi Arias as they began investigating his murder. One said, “She was a stalker. She wouldn’t let Travis be alone and was an ex-girlfriend.
For her part, Arias originally refuted going to Alexander’s home. She reportedly even admitted to detectives that it had been two months since she had last seen Alexander. However, the saturated camera shots recovered by the investigators told a different tale.
Time-stamped images from June 4 that showed Alexander and Arias in bed together were discovered by investigators. Alexander was seen in the shower in one, from 5:29 PM. The following images captured by the camera showed him bleeding on the ground.
Jodi Arias finally acknowledged that she had spent that night with Travis Alexander. She, however, claimed to the police that she was not the one who killed him.