Deliberations to resume in Newark schoolyard killings trial
(AP) - Jury deliberations are set to resume Mondayin the first trial stemming from the murders of three friends in aNewark schoolyard.
Rodolfo Godinez faces 17 murder, robbery andweapons charges. He's the first of six men and boys to go to trialfor the 2007 attacks.
Three of the victims were shot execution-style. A fourthsurvived and testified against Godinez. All attended or planned toattend Delaware State University.
Prosecutors tried to portray Godinez as a member of the MS-13gang who orchestrated the killings. His attorney says Godinez wasat the scene but didn't participate in the attacks.
There were no jury deliberations on Friday.
On Thursday, jurors sent the judge a note that there was a"serious issue" with a female juror.