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Jury hears closing arguments of Peters' murder trial

 

Cortney Ofstad/Daily Globe

PROSECUTING ATTORNEY Richard Adams presents a list of topics discussed during the trial against Kenneth Wayne Peters, 50, of Bessemer, during his closing arguments on Tuesday in Bessemer. Peters is on trial for allegedly murdering his 79-year-old wife Ethel Grzena-Peters in August 2013.

BESSEMER — During their closing arguments, prosecuting attorney Richard Adams and defense attorney Rudy Perhalla discussed a variety of options and theories for and against the conviction of Kenneth Wayne Peters, 50, of Bessemer.

Peters is on trial for allegedly murdering his 79-year-old wife Ethel Grzena-Peters in August 2012.

Prosecution

Adams started his closing arguments by writing a list of things that were discussed in the trial; deceit, motive, opportunity, geography, topography, weather, bugs and deceit again.

However, the vast majority of his closing arguments were based on the...



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