Jury deliberations begin in trial of Marine who allegedly killed Murrieta man

MURRIETA (CNS) - Jury deliberations got underway Thursday, Sept. 3 in the trial of a 32-year-old U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant and martial arts expert accused of fatally beating a Murrieta man who was sleeping with the serviceman's girlfriend. Curtis Lee Krueger could face 25 years to life in state prison if convicted of murder and assault resulting in great bodily injury for the killing 54-year-old Henry Stange in 2018. Following nearly two weeks of testimony, the prosecution and defense rested Tuesday and presented their closing statements until early Thursday afternoon, after which Riverside County Superior Court Judge Kelly Hansen sent jurors behind closed doors. The panel deliberated briefly before going home. Hansen relieved the jury of returning until after the Labor Day holiday w
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