The San Francisco Superior Court released the video and audio recording Friday Last year’s attack Paul Pelosi, district attorney’s office to make materials public after California court’s ruling
CNN has obtained a CD containing the files and is reviewing the material. Audio of police interviews with alleged attackers David DeBabeAnd the court previously said materials expected to be released include 911 calls, police body camera footage and home surveillance video.
Police body cam footage shows what officers saw as Pelosi, the husband of Democratic former Speaker Nancy Pelosi, answered the door to the couple’s San Francisco home when her assailant hit her with a hammer, dismembering her, CNN previously reported. Skull.
The court’s ruling follows a motion by a coalition of news organizations including CNN to mandate public release of the material.
DePape’s lawyers argued against the public release of the audio and footage, saying writing it down would “irreparably damage” his right to a fair trial. DePape has pleaded not guilty to state and federal charges related to the attack, including assault and attempted murder.
Pelosi was there Hit hard in October According to court documents, a male assailant who was looking for the then-House Speaker attacked the couple’s home with a hammer — a move that ultimately prompted Nancy Pelosi’s decision to step down as House Democratic leader.
Court documents revealed DeBabe awoke Paul Pelosi shortly after 2 a.m. with a large hammer and several white zip ties, asking, “Where’s Nancy? Where’s Nancy?” He then threatened to tie up Paul Pelosi, preventing him from escaping through the elevator, according to the documents. DeBabe then reportedly told him, “I can take you out.”
Paul Pelosi called 911 after letting the assailant go to the bathroom, his phone still charging, and he spoke confidentially to the police.
Following the attack, Paul Pelosi was victimized surgery Nancy Pelosi’s spokeswoman said in a statement, “to repair a fractured skull and severe injuries to her right arm and hand.”
On Thursday, the Democratic congresswoman told reporters she was taking her husband’s recovery “one day at a time.”
“He’s made some progress, but it’s going to be at least another three months, I think, until he’s back to normal, but the prayers are very helpful,” Pelosi said.
Speaking to reporters on Thursday, he said he had not seen the video of the incident and was not sure if he would.
“Watching an attack in my husband’s life was the hardest thing. But I don’t know.”