ORLANDO, Florida. – Jurors in the trial of a woman accused of aiding her husband in a terrorist attack on a nightclub Orlando will deliberate her fate for a third day.
Noor Salman is charged with obstruction and the provision of material support to a terrorist organization. She is facing life in prison if convicted of all charges.
Salman is the man, Omar Mateen, who shot and killed 49 people in the Pulse nightclub in June 2016. The police killed him after the attack.
Prosecutors say Salman knew about Mateen’s plans and did nothing to stop them. Her lawyers say that she had no knowledge of them and was mentally and physically abused by him. They say that they are not an Islamic extremist.