|Jury deliberating in trial of slain NFL player|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 30 October 2013 12:33|
Jurors got the case late Wednesday afternoon after hearing closing arguments in the case of 23-year-old Eric Rivera Jr. He faces a possible life sentence if convicted of murder in Taylor's killing.
A prosecutor told jurors to rely on Rivera's videotaped confession to police. Rivera testified in his own defense that he didn't shoot Taylor and stayed outside in a car while others went into the Pro Bowl player's house.
Four other young men from the Fort Myers area were charged. One pleaded guilty and three face trial later.