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Jury in deliberation in wrongful-death trial
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Previous coverage of the wrongful-death trial:

Wrongful-death suit goes to trial (posted July 29)

Trial could last through Friday (posted Aug. 1)

Experts: Patient didn't receive proper care (posted Aug. 4)

Closing arguments set for Thursday in wrongful-death suit (posted Aug. 11)

After nearly a full day of closing arguments, the wrongful-death trial stemming from a lawsuit brought forward by Kenneth Porter, on behalf of his wife Barbara Porter, was given over to the jury to begin deliberation.

Liberty County State Court Judge Leon Braun gave specific instructions to the 12-person jury after 14 days of testimony, during which expert witnesses took the stand on behalf of the plaintiff and defense.

Barbara Porter, the former chief-operating-room nurse at Liberty Regional Medical Center, died while being treated at the hospital July 30, 2011.

The Courier has been following the trial since it started two weeks ago. 

Check back with for the verdict when it's announced, and read more details in Sunday's Coastal Courier.

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