South Capitol Street murder trial: Jury deliberations begin
WASHINGTON (AP) - A jury is considering the case against five men charged in a 2010 outbreak of violence that left five people dead.
The Washington Post reports that jurors began deliberations in the case Wednesday.
Twenty-one-year-old Sanquan Carter and his brother 22-year-old Orlando Carter are charged with first-degree murder, along with 23-year-olds Jeffrey Best, Robert Bost and Lamar Williams.
Prosecutors say Sanquan Carter called his brother after he believed his bracelet was stolen at a southeast Washington home on March 21, 2010.
Prosecutors say three of the accused arrived at the home with guns and eventually killed 20-year-old Jordan Howe.
Authorities say three teenagers were killed more than a week later after Howe's funeral by shots fired from a rented minivan.
The group is also accused of killing another man.
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