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WANATEE MURDER CASE GOES TO THE JURY

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Update 4:48pm 3/2/17

THE WANATEE JURY HAS ENDED DELIBERATIONS FOR THE DAY AND GONE HOME.

THEY WILL RESUME AT 8:30AM FRIDAY.

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THE JURY HAS BEGUN DELIBERATIONS IN THE FIRST DEGREE MURDER TRIAL OF ELIAS WANATEE IN COUNCIL BLUFFS.

COURT OFFICIALS SAY THE JURY BEGAN DELIBERATIONS IN THE TRIAL OF THE SIOUX CITY MAN AROUND 3PM.

WANATEE IS CHARGED IN THE STABBING DEATH OF 50 YEAR OLD VERNON MACE OUTSIDE OF A HOME ON WEST FIRST STREET LAST FEBRUARY 7TH.

A MISTRIAL WAS DECLARED IN THE FIRST TRIAL IN WOODBURY COUNTY LAST DECEMBER WHEN THAT JURY FAILED TO REACH A VERDICT IN THE CASE.

THE NEW TRIAL WAS MOVED TO COUNCIL BLUFFS ON A CHANGE OF VENUE ORDER.