Jury Delibration Begins in Padilla Trial

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 9:07am

BROWNSVILLE - A  Cameron county jury continues to deliberate the fate of Wilfredo Padilla who is charged in the murder of Jo Ann Chavez back in 2003.

The jury heard closing arguments from both the defense and prosecutors side on Monday morning and then began deliberating around noon. Prosecutors say Padilla was the mastermind behind the murder of Chavez, who was kidnapped, and her remains were found two years later in Willacy county. Investigators say Padilla is one of ten people accused in her murder.

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