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Jury deliberations resume Friday in Rafferty trial

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AKRON, Ohio (AP) -

Jury deliberations continue Friday in the case the case of a teenager accused of participating in the slayings of three men lured by phony Craigslist job offers.          

The jury weighing the fate of defendant Brogan Rafferty met for about two hours Thursday following closing arguments by both sides, then went home for the night.          

Prosecutors have portrayed Rafferty as a full accomplice in the crimes while his defense attorney argued he was a scared child stuck in a horrible situation.         

Rafferty, 17,  faces life in prison without chance of parole if convicted of aggravated murder in the shooting deaths of the men last year.

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