Three Testify That Cook Chokes Girlfriend
The trial regarding charges against Vikings cornerback Chris Cook still appears to be up in the air.
While the victim, Cook’s girlfriend Chantel Baker, has recanted her claim that Cook tried to strangle her during an October 22nd incident the prosecution has brought a number of witnesses to the stand to point out her story change.
A police officer, a doctor, and a paramedic all testified that Baker claimed she had been choked that night.
These testimonies will continue to fuel speculation that Baker is feeling pressure to protect Cook’s NFL career by taking responsibility herself for the physical altercation.
The jury consists of eight men and five women, one of which is an alternate. For more on how the trial is proceeding, go ahead and click here.