A Circuit Court jury entered its second day of deliberations Monday in the capital murder trial of Quinton Tellis, telling the judge they have made progress toward a verdict, the Clarion Ledger reports.
Chambers died after someone set her on fire Dec. 6, 2014, on a rural road in Courtland, a town of only 500 where the petite blond had once been a cheerleader.
Tellis has been tried once for crime, but the first trial ended with a hung jury.
The jury in the second trial began deliberations Sunday afternoon, when someone apparently sneaked a camera into the courtroom, took pictures of the jurors’ faces and posted them on Facebook, the Clarion Ledger reported.
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Judge Gerald Chatham was not happy. The Clarion Ledger quoted him saying, “That person will be arrested. This serves as your warning.”