Former friend: Christopher Porco knew parents had will

— "It's pretty sad," said McDermott. "It's just staring Peter right in the face and he keeps bailing him (Christopher Porco) out." "I think it's some pretty powerful stuff," McDermott added.

Julia Cannizzaro, confidential secretary to Appellate Court Judge Anthony Cardona took the stand a second day and was asked by McDermott to verify if numerous signatures on a Capital One Loan Application is that of Peter Porco.

"No it is not,' said Cannizzaro.

"The next one please," asked McDermott.

"No it is not," said Cannizzaro.

"Is that Peter Porco's signature," McDermott said.

"No it is not," again answered Cannizzaro.

Rachel Boylan, a lieutenant in the Marine Corp stationed in Okinawa, testified she saw Christopher Porco on Monday morning, Nov. 15, at 8:45 a.m. jogging under a bridge at the University of Rochester close to Munro Hall where Porco lived at the time.

"He was in a light jog wearing a dark sweatshirt, short khakis and shirt with a ball cap and eyeglasses," said Boylan.

Prosecutors have been trying to establish a timeline since the beginning of the trial that would show Christopher Porco not only had a motive but the opportunity to attack his parents in Delmar inside their Brockley Drive home. Boylan's testimony is consistent with the time period on Monday, Nov. 15, 2004 when Porco is seen driving his Jeep Wrangler near Genesee Street just outside the University of Rochester campus.

Julio Lopez of Capital One Auto Finance testified that a $17,000 car loan was issued to Christopher Porco on May 17, 2004. with two signatures on the electronic credit application.

"One signature in front is from Christopher Porco and the other signature is for Peter Porco," said Lopez. Prosecutors believe Christopher Porco forged his father's name on this loan application as well.

The trial adjourned until Monday, July 24, when State Police Forensic Science expert Richard Brunt will continue his testimony regarding DNA testing for evidence at the scene of the crime.

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