Jury Resumes Deliberations in Murder Trial

Jury Resumes Deliberations in Murder Trial

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(Provo-AP) -- The jury will reconvene today in the murder trial of Robert Steven Hatch.

Hatch is accused of breaking into the home of his 31-year old estranged wife Sharee Hatch and shooting her to death with a sawed-off shotgun in July of 2002.

The jury deliberated four hours Friday but had not reached a verdict by the end of the day.

Defense attorneys say investigators ignored evidence pointing to the victim's boyfriend as the real killer.

Mike Pino admitted he lied about seeing Hatch in the home that night. Pino may have even stolen money from the victim's bank account after her death.

But D-N-A tests show Sharee Hatch's blood on her husband's sock after an hour after the slaying when he was arrested.

(Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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