Johnathan Doody update: Jury to resume sixth day of deliberations in temple killings

PHOENIX - Jurors are set to resume deliberations for a sixth day in the case of a man charged in the 1991 killings of nine people at a suburban Phoenix Buddhist temple.

Johnathan A. Doody was 17 when authorities say he participated in the gunning down of six monks, a nun and two helpers during a robbery. He was convicted in 1993 and sentenced to 281 years in prison

  He is being re-tried after a federal appeals court overturned his conviction in 2011, noting he wasn't properly read his rights. Doody has maintained his innocence. A co-defendant who pleaded guilty and is serving a life sentence says Doody carried out the killings.

Trial began Aug. 12. Jurors got the case on Sept. 24. Deliberations resume Wednesday morning.
 

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