Jury to begin deliberations in Richard Burgin case today


Richard Burgin listens to testimony during his capital murder trial, at the Madison County Courthouse, May 3, 2017. (Gregg Stone/WHNT News 19)

Richard Burgin listens to testimony during his capital murder trial, at the Madison County Courthouse, May 3, 2017. (Gregg Stone/WHNT News 19)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. —  The jury will begin deliberations Monday afternoon in the double murder trial of Richard Burgin, who could face a death sentence if he is convicted.

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 is no evidence of Burgin’s DNA or fingerprints at the

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