HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The jury deliberated for about 90 minutes Monday afternoon in the double murder trial of Richard Burgin, who could face a death sentence if he is convicted.
Deliberations by the six-woman, six-man jury will resume Tuesday morning.
The case against Burgin centers on DNA and fingerprint evidence found about a block from the crime scene, near a knife and bloody rag that had the victims’ DNA and blood. Prosecutors told the jury Monday morning the evidence ties together and points to Burgin.
The defense countered that there