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Hans Reiser Denies Murdering His Wife

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Hans Reiser was just sworn in. His attorney, William DuBois, is lobbing questions to him. The defendant says he met his wife in a café in 1998 in Russia.

From there, testimony is quickly turning to the fateful day Nina Reiser disappeared. "Directing your attention to the third of September, 2006. Did you have the occasion to see Nina Reiser on that day?" DuBois asks.

"Yes I did," Reiser answers. "She arrived at the house with my kids, the both of them and they came into my house."

"She arrived at about 2:20," Reiser adds.

"After they all got into the house, what happened then?," DuBois asks.

Reiser replies that they made a lunch of spaghetti and macaroni-and-cheese for the kids, then the Reiser's two young children went downstairs to play videogames.

A woman bailiff is sitting next to Reiser on the stand. The 44-year-old defendant is wearing the same dark coat he has worn since since the trial began on November 6. He is not wearing a tie.

Jurors are taking notes and ping-ponging their heads back and forth between Reiser and DuBois. The gallery is packed, filled mostly with reporters and trial gawkers.

Reiser is now reviewing pictures of the inside of his Oakland hills residence, the house of which the authorities say his 31-year-old wife never left alive.

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Also: Murder suspect Reiser takes the stand

And: Hans Reiser Trial: March 3, 2008

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