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Posted: Friday, March 6, 2009 11:35 pm | Updated: 11:42 am, Thu Jul 25, 2013.

A capital murder case involving the death of a Mesa man, whose final moments were captured on his digital camera, and his girlfriend, who is charged with his murder, will be featured on CBS News’ “48 Hours Mystery” on Saturday.

Travis Alexander

The show, which will air at 9 p.m. on Phoenix’s KPHO (Channel 5), will tell the story of the death of Travis Alexander, 29, who was found shot in the head and stabbed 27 times in the shower of his Mesa home at 11428 E. Queensborough Ave. on June 9, 2008, according to Mesa police.

Digital camera key evidence in Mesa slaying

Jodi Arias

Alexander’s girlfriend, Jodi Arias, 30, who was apprehended by authorities in California soon after Alexander’s body was discovered, has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with Alexander’s death, but she has maintained her innocence.

Images retrieved from the digital camera’s memory card showed nude pictures of Arias on Alexander’s bed and of him in the shower before showing Alexander bleeding heavily in the shower, according to police.

Police also said a bloody left-palm print on Alexander’s wall contained Arias’ DNA.

A hearing for Arias is scheduled in Maricopa County Superior Court on March 25, according to court records.

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