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Defense rests; Ed Steele doesn’t testify

Defense lawyers in the Edgar Steele murder-for-hire trial rested their case this morning without calling Steele to the stand.

Lawyers are working on jury instructions now. Closing arguments are expected today. 
Prosecutors predicted their argument will take an hour. Steele's defense said they will take about 45 minutes.

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