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Defendant's lawyers hope to prove that she's a liar

Defense attorneys in the murder trial of former Naval midshipman Diane Zamora hope to convince jurors of something usually left to prosecutors - that their client lied.

The defense was to get its first chance to present its case Monday, and attorneys say their top goal is to cast doubt on her written confession in the December 1995 slaying of a romantic rival."We're going to show that the statement Diane made to police could not have been accurate and was given under duress," attorney John Linebarger said. "She did not commit capital murder."

Prosecutors say Zamora helped then-fiance David Graham kill Adrianne Jones because of the woman's one-time fling with Graham, who will be tried separately.