ORLANDO, Florida. – The Latest on the trial of the widow of the Orlando night club shooting (all times are local):
Jurors have begun deliberations for a second day in the trial of the Orlando nightclub shooter is a woman.
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.
The jury received the case Wednesday and talked about it for about three hours. They returned Thursday to deliberate some more. Shortly after the convening of the jury presented a question about the meaning of the word “intentionally” and for an example of complicity. The judge refused to give the panel a sample, but did explain the meaning of the word “intentionally” for them.
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 and was mentally and physically abused by him. They say that they are not an Islamic extremist.
Jurors deliberating in the trial of the Orlando nightclub shooter wife have been examined, and a statement that she made to the FBI in the hours after the attack, which killed 49 people in 2016.
The jury asked for the testimony of a few hours in their conversations in the process of Noor Salman. They will resume negotiations at 9 until Thursday.
Salman is charged with obstruction and the provision of material support to a terrorist organization. She is facing life in prison, if convicted.
Her lawyers fought to have the ruling of the court. They say it was forced and she signed because she was tired and feared the loss of her son.
Prosecutors say that showed she knew about the attack and did nothing to stop it.