Nov. 21—GRAND FORKS — Minutes before 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 21, a 12-person jury was sent to deliberation to determine whether a Grand Forks man is guilty of murder and tampering with evidence.
The state rested on Monday, Nov. 20, after presenting 20 witnesses. Kindi Jalloh, 40, was the defense's only witness. After his testimony, trial recessed for the day, returning on Tuesday morning for jury instructions and closing arguments.
If Jalloh is found guilty of Class AA felony murder, he could be sentenced up to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The tampering with evidence charge, a Class C felony, has a maximum sentence of five years.
Read the Herald's coverage of the trial here:
Kindi Jalloh, of Grand Forks, will stand trial on murder charge
Day one — 'I knew he was gone:' Neighbor testifies during first day of Grand Forks murder trial
Day two — Woman testifies she asked Grand Forks man accused of murder: 'Why do your hands have blood on them?'
Day three — 'Like my own family:' Grand Forks accused murderer testifies of relationship with victim