Man in prison for murder of Tito Jackson’s ex-wife denies killing her: Part 5 Video

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My father could not, did not, and would not ever, ever do what he’s accused of. Reporter: November 1998, don bohana is on the way to prison, his daughter Donna begging for mercy. The judge presiding over the case rejecting her plea. Defendant is sentenced to the state prison for the term mandated by law of 15 years to life. Reporter: With that bohana marches directly to jail for processing and hasn’t tasted freedom since. Today, locked away in a central California prison, where we interviewed him over the phone. So, don, let me ask you directly, did you kill Dee Dee? No, absolutely, absolutely no way. I wouldn’t kill anyone. Reporter: One of the things that’s tricky is we have all these people who said that she couldn’t swim? I’ll go to my grave saying that she could swim, because Delores could swim. Reporter: He’s reserved his deepest anger over the defense. Right after I was guilty I told him I never want to see his face again because he just screwed me all the way. Reporter: Still enraged that Braun left his most important witness off the stand. Dr. Michael bauden. I was surprised. This is an incident man who has been in jail for a long period of time. Reporter:? 2002 bohana appeals his conviction on the grounds his attorney had bungled the case. I wish we could have won the case but it doesn’t haunt me. Reporter: We take bohana’s charges directly to Harland Braun, who counters that it’s his own client who’s to blame for the courtroom loss. He was not a good witness. To be honest about the case, the worst witness was Mr. Bohana. Reporter: But of course, it was Braun’s decision to put bohana on the stand in the first place. Harlan never told me anything. I didn’t have one bit of professional preparation. Reporter: Braun denies that. As to why the doctor was never called Braun says the veteran expert would have been a weak witness. I wasn’t that impressed the way he was going to testify. You didn’t think he would have helped? No. When you have Michael bawden ready to testify that the prosecution’s theory doesn’t hold up and you don’t call it? Really hard to explain. Reporter: Bo Hanna suspects something more since ter affected the decision not to call Dr. Bauden money. At the time don is behind in his payment schedule and according to this affidavit an agitated angry Braun state ds it is not wise to have an attorney angry about nonpayment of his fee. He was…

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