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We are on verdict watch now the trial of -- lacrosse player accused of killing his ex girlfriend.
Jorge -- -- faces life in prison for the death of 42 year old Yardley love she was also -- lacrosse player at the university.
Doug -- always live in Charlottesville Virginia we're deliberations have already.
Begun good morning there -- the -- it's.
The morning bill I don't know for a fact that they have begun we are waiting for that to happen -- the only order of business other than the deliberations themselves with -- To eliminate two alternate jurors so -- that would take -- just a matter of minutes before the deliberations themselves get under way.
Judge Edward hawks are who we shot coming in is that this morning is -- it is on his way into court.
Is eager to get this thing on because the trial in -- latter stages has been plagued by delays last Thursday one of the defense attorneys.
Took ill with a violent case of stomach flu justice -- preparing medical evidence so there was a delay resulting from that Saturday.
They case resumed.
-- with the closing arguments in the judge reading twenty pages of jury instructions but then there was a delay on Monday because of presidents day.
A delay on Tuesday because the judge had to hear unrelated grand jury matters and so -- -- Wednesday now four day delay.
And the deliberations are getting under way.
George who -- facing five felony charges they include felony murder robbery burglary statutory burglary.
And Grand Larceny built on that four day -- -- What does that mean for this case can we tell.
Well it's it's deeply troubling to a lot of the attorneys first of all they like to have that information fresh in the minds of the jurors.
That's not gonna happen now but more importantly.
They're worried about the jurors becoming prejudiced in some way because they were not -- questions they've had four days -- to -- home everybody in the city of Charles shall knows about this trial.
That's a very strong likelihood that concern among the the attorneys that this jurors would become privy to information that was not delivered in this courtroom.
Whether or not that's that's grounds for some kind of an appeal we'll have to wait and see whether or developments -- headlines over -- back -- the Callaway thank you -- -- --
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