Tashia Stuart Trial Continues

<p>Brian Capron</p>

Brian Capron

<p>Tashia Stuart</p>

Tashia Stuart

A state toxicologist takes the stand today as the murder trial of Tashia Stuart continues in Franklin County Court.

Stuart is accused of shooting her adoptive mother, Judy Hebert, to death in March 2011 inside Hebert's Pasco home.

This afternoon, Washington state toxicologist Brian Capron took the stand.

He stated the victim had multiple medications in her blood stream, including painkillers, anti-depressants, anxiety medication, along with alcohol.

An autopsy showed Hebert died of a gunshot wound to the chest.

Defense attorneys say the shooting was in self defense.

Testimony resumes on Tuesday.