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Jury Deliberating in Terrance Black Capital Murder Trial

Black is charged with capital murder in the death of Susan Loper, his ex-girlfriend and former Wichita Falls resident.
    Jury deliberation is underway in the capital murder trial of a man accused of killing a former Wichita Falls resident.
    The jury will consider both a capital murder charge and a lesser charge of murder in the trial of Terrance Black, who's accused of killing Susan Loper.
    They're sequestered, which means they don't get to leave the courthouse until they reach a unanimous verdict.
    The state is not seeking the death penalty in this case.
    Black's defense attorneys argued Plano authorities should have ordered DNA testing on more evidence at the crime scenes, especially because there was unidentified male DNA on Loper's clothing at the time of her death.
    Defense attorneys maintain that black is innocent.
    They continue to direct the jury's attention to Jayson Hayes, Loper's on-again, off-again boyfriend at the time of her death, as well as Craig Loper, Susan's ex-husband.
    Plano police detectives, though, say neither of those men had a motive to commit the murder.
    A friend of Loper's testified earlier in the trial and said Loper had an abortion while she and black were dating.
    Prosecutors say Black was upset about the abortion, and allege that was his motive for killing Loper.
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