Transcript for Suspect describes killing childhood friend in alleged confession tape
video of a murder trial in new Jersey. Prosecutors playing the video and what they say it proves. Here’s erielle reshef. Reporter: Tonight, those chilling tapes of what New Jersey prosecutors say is a clear confession by an accused killer. It took me half an hour to kill her. Reporter: The recordings appearing to show Liam mcatasney coldly describing how he murdered 19-year-old Sarah stern in December 2016,both 16 years old at the time. I choked her out, drag her. And my biggest problem was the dog and her dog laid there and watched as I killed her. Didn’t do anything. Reporter: The motive prosecutors say to steal cash from stern. The worst part of it is I thought I was walking out 50 grand to 100 grand in my pocket. She had one safe that she took money out, and she only had 10 grand.” Reporter: That secretly recorded video part of a sting operation using mcatasney’s Frie Anthony curry. His defense arguing he fabricated the story for a horror film that curry was working on. Mcatasney is plead not guilty, denying any wrongdoing and faces life in prison without parole if convicted. David? Thank you.
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