The usually stone-faced Kendel Felix slipped into an expression of shock and consternation when his attorney, Jack Goldberg, leaned in and whispered that his ex would be appearing in court.
The two, who were together for five years, share a 6-year-old daughter. They split before Jan. 2014, when Felix is accused of taking part in a botched robbery and kidnapping that left the developer dead.
Felix avoided turning to stare when Nathalia Charles clattered into the courtroom, but couldn’t keep his eyes off her during her short testimony.
Wearing a short skirt, suit jacket and blue suede slingback heels, an unsure Charles hesitated before entering the witness well.