Dateline Interviews Structural Expert, Justin Hall P.E.

Structural Evaluation Expert Witness, Justin Hall PE is interviewed by Keith Morrison, reporting on a case with many twists and turns. In June 2015, Russell Faria’s conviction for the murder of his wife was overturned. Then, the story went in a stunning new direction. Aired 11/18/16

Justin Hall P.E., an expert engineer, and structural evaluation expert witness, was asked to investigate and comment on the facts related to circumstances surrounding an accident from a balcony related directly to the structural integrity of the baluster support bars that were on the upper deck of the balcony. The victim fell from the balcony and was reported to have broken the support beams that barred the deck area to prevent people from falling. Justin Hall P.E. did an experiment and structural evaluation on the balcony baluster support bars. The test results were not leaning towards an accidental fall but some other blunt force. Watch this clip to see the structural evaluation expert findings.

 

SOURCE: http://www.nbc.com/dateline/video/stranger-than-fiction/3425244