After putting one witness on the stand, the attorney defending Donald Southworth on a murder charge rested his case Friday morning. The jury received instructions about 9 a.m. and then heard closing arguments from the defense and prosecution.
Deliberations began about 11:30 a.m.
Southworth is accused of killing his wife, Umi. Umi Southworth, 44, was found in the bushes outside her home on Meadowthorpe Avenue.
Reporter Jennifer Hewlett Tweets updates and developments in the courtroom.
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