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Murder case in jurors’ hands

Mueller’s story doesn’t match evidence, jury told

Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2013 2:00 am

Nothing fits with Frederick Mueller’s story about what happened to his wife on May 3, 2008, District Attorney Dan Hotsenpiller told jurors Wednesday.

They should look at the scene of Dr. Leslie Mueller’s drowning death near Lake City and at her lack of significant injuries to draw one conclusion, he said: The Texas businessman held his wife’s head down in Cottonwood Creek until she drowned, then positioned her body under a log in a way nature never could have done.

Mueller’s first-degree murder trial concluded Wednesday, with lengthy closing arguments that were peppered with repeated objections. The case has gone to the jury, which can also consider second-degree murder.

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