Jury completes first day of deliberations in triple murder trial

The jury in the first trial in connection to the Newark schoolyard killings failed to reach a verdict in its first day of deliberations. A prosecutor says that the execution style slayings of three college-aged students in the summer of 2007 were ordered by Rodolfo Godinez. The defense says he was at the scene, but had limited involvement in the killings. The jury in the case heard four weeks worth of graphic testimony on the killings, including hearing from the sole survivor of the attack. The jury will resume deliberating Monday.Related Stories:

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