◼ Autopsy report coming in Bradshaw case; plea agreement hinges on results for McKinleyville man accused of wife's murder
While Robin Bradshaw faces a 12-year prison sentence under the deal, it is contingent on Super's examination finding forensic evidence that corroborates his version of events -- that he struck Monica Bradshaw in the head and shoulders two or three times with a metal bar only after his wife assaulted him with the weapon first.
”This is a conditional plea,” said Robin Bradshaw's attorney, Peter Martin, according to a Dec. 17 transcript. “The condition is as follows: Mr. Bradshaw will lead police to Ms. Bradshaw's remains. A forensic examination will be performed on the remains. If forensic evidence establishes that Mrs. Bradshaw did not die in the manner described ... it will be considered a breach of the plea bargain, and the people may petition the court to vacate the plea agreement.”
Parris said in a previous interview that Super was keenly aware of the role his report would play in the case, and was intent on conducting a very thorough examination. To that end, Parris said, Super requested numerous X-rays of the remains, DNA testing, toxicology analyses and other tests to be performed on Monica Bradshaw's body before completing his report. Parris said he is confident