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From the Pages of Orlando Weekly

Noor Salman’s trial gave us the best glimpse of what actually led to the Pulse shooting


Last week, a federal jury found Noor Salman not guilty of aiding and abetting her husband, Omar Mateen, in his plan to murder 49 people at the gay nightclub Pulse. Despite the verdict, many in Orlando still have questions about what happened on June 12. The confusion has only been increased by the trial’s anonymous jury foreman, who said the jury was convinced Salman “knew” what her husband was planning, despite not knowing the day or location. But federal prosecutors were not able to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Salman “knew” about the attack. Their case against the widow consisted of an alleged confession she gave to FBI agents. They interrogated her for 11 hours – though they chose …
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Noor Salman (left) with her attorney. Sketch courtesy Charles Treadwell
Intersection

Intersection: A Look Back At The Noor Salman Trial


The trial of Noor Salman, the widow of the Pulse gunman, is over. Legal experts Charles Rose and Sam Kan join Intersection for analysis of the not guilty verdict; what the trial revealed about the events of June 12th 2016, and what the long term implications of the verdict are for the FBI. 
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