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Jury deliberations begin in Scott Peterson murder trial

[JURIST] Jury deliberations began Wednesday in the Scott Peterson murder trial. Judge Alfred A. Delucci gave about 45 minutes worth of instructions to jurors before sending them off to the jury room to decide whether Peterson killed his pregnant wife Laci Peterson. The five month old trial concluded as Peterson's defense attorneys argued in their closing statements that the lack of the authorities' ability to find the fetus' umbilical cord establishes doubt as to whether the fetus was born alive. AP has more. Court TV has video of the jury charge online.

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