This morning (Wed Aug 14, 2013) the witness was Dr. Katherine Porterfield, a New York City-based doctor who works with torture and trauma victims. They sent the jury out after one hour as explained in this article in the Skagit Valley Herald. For more about today, please check out Gina Cole’s Twitter Feed. Edited to update: Here is an article about the Torture Expert’s testimony from the Skagit Valley Herald. It goes without saying that his article is not for the faint of heart or the easily triggered. For those who chose not to read the article, the short answer is that they were tortured with a combination of physical and psychological elements. This article is Subscriber Content and will count towards the 5 articles you are allowed to read each 30 days. In the afternoon, the judge dismissed one of the jurors for sleeping during the trial according to this story on KiroTV. The Skagit Valley Herald has a new article about yesterday’s testimony of the orphanage doctor which I am also adding to yesterday’s post.