Maybanks: Throughout month of March, Kamryn started having bruises, mainly after March 8 and 16. Evidence shows Kamryn was at Parmer's those weekends before. March 9 and 12, Kamryn had pink eye and ear infection. March 13-14, she was also at Parmer's that weekend.
Maybanks: At daycare, she showed up March 15 with large bruise on forehead and cheeks. Her behavior also changed after that weekend. Parmer and Schlitter could never gave explanation of what happened to her.
Maybanks: Under care and custody of Parmer and Schlitter, that's when Kamryn was abused. She was abused repeatedly during the time she was sick. She was demonstrating signs and symptoms of that abuse. She was sleepy and lethargic, loss of energy and appetite, she was pulling out her own hair.
Maybanks: Kamryn was exhibiting signs of emotional distress.
Maybanks: March 21, Parmer wakes up Kamryn about 10 a.m., she feeds her breakfast and lunch but she didn't eat much. Schlitter said he wakes her up and gave her breakfast and lunch. Parmer says Schlitter got frustrated with Kamryn that day and puts her in timeout.
Maybanks: Schlitter leaves Kamryn with Parmer when he goes to his financial class. Parmer said Kamryn was sleepy that night and she gives her a bath and puts her to bed. Kamryn then starts posturing and having trouble breathing.
Maybanks: What's important to point out is that Parmer was in custody and control of Parmer that day. Parmer said she took care of her most of the day.
Maybanks: Kamryn was in serious condition when she arrived at hospital. She was posturing, she had bruises on her body. Schlitter at the hospital told Kamryn "I'm sorry."
Maybanks: Neither Schlitter or Parmer asked how this happened.
Maybanks: Neither could report an explanation of how this could have happened like a fall or some other accident.
Maybanks: There was a lot of medical testimony in this case. All the state's witnesses timing of injuries were consistent. This is circumstantial evidence in this case. The emergency medical doctor said there was evidence of a recent trauma. All the doctors said that, except for the defense's witness.
Maybanks: Schlitter wouldn't answer the doctor about how Kamryn was that day. Schlitter kept saying she was sleepy and clingy that week. Then he finally said she was sleepy.
Maybanks: The doctors said she had a sub dural hematoma, mid-line shift of her brain, severe brain swelling. The doctors said the recent injury occurred within hours to days of when she was brought to the hospital.
Maybanks: Dr. Albert performed the brain surgery to help the brain pressure and swelling. The swelling continued to occurred and hadn't peaked as the defense witness suggested.
Maybanks: The defense witness said the new blood was from the surgery like all the doctors with UI Hospitals and Clinics would miss that or overlook it. The new blood was from the recent injury.
Maybanks: There was evidence of a new bleeding event and an older one. The doctors showed you changes in the clot and how long it takes for these things to happen.
Johnston: Dr. Ophoven said it was 24-48 hours. She's the only one who talked about how the brain would compensate for the injury.
Johnston: Why did the doctor's opinions keep changing, if this is science? Dr. Oral said she hadn't seen the autopsy, but she had it. Dr. Alessandro said they are always learning new things and opinions evolve.
Johnston: Ophoven's opinion didn't change.
Johnston: The prosecution thinks Parmer should have reported Kamryn's bruises but none of the other family members did either. Parmer didn't have authority to take Kamryn to the doctor.
Johnston: Parmer had no authority over Kamryn. The second she saw Kamryn in trouble she called 911.
Johnston: Parmer can't be responsible for things Schlitter did.
Johnston: There's one message you can take from the prosecution - any babysitter is suspect if a child gets sick in their care.
Johnston: Parmer is here because of the life she has led and the men she has chosen, not because she has abused or murdered a child. That's ridiculous!
Johnston: Look at lack of evidence and find Amy Parmer not guilty.
Johnston is done. Judge is giving jurors a break. Maybanks will give his rebuttal when we get back.
DHS just got the case March 16, Kamryn was in hospital March 21. Didn't have time to investigate. Kamryn didn't have much bruising on her when doctors saw her while she was sick.
Maybanks: Schlitter was guilty but it's just not him, Parmer is also guilty.
Maybanks: The defense saying Kamryn's life wasn't a dream before March. She had diarrhea and diaper rash but those a far cry from child abuse injuries.
Maybanks: Parmer started taking a more parental role in March. Asserting that she was just the babysitter doesn't even pass the laugh test.
Maybanks: The defense tries to say Parmer wasn't around Kamryn much in March but she said they stayed over almost every night.
Maybanks: Parmer said Schlitter got frustrated with Kamryn March 21 but she never said schlitter shook her or hurt her. Parmer said she took care of Kamryn that day. She got her up, she fed her, she took care of her that night.
Maybanks: The defense brings up bruising on face was by medical intervention but Dr. Jennissen said those didn't happen that way.
Maybanks: In those text messages Parmer and Schlitter are feeling out each other and protecting one another.
Maybanks: I think she protests too much - she calling Kamryn a brat and lacked discipline. But then Parmer said Kamryn was good girl. Heather Meyers misheard her saying she might have killed a kid. That's ridiculous!
Maybanks: Keep in mind about the defense medical witnesses, there's a difference between a professional and a professional witness. They are hired to dispute the state's testimony. The state's witnesses work in a teaching hospital. They treat patients every day. They aren't retired, they work every day. Their opinions are not for sale.
Maybanks: The defense witnesses actually agreed with a lot of the opinions in this case, they just had different interpretations of them.