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Jury begins deliberating in 1979 ‘cold case’ slaying

In closing statements, attorneys focused on whether Michael Rodriguez, now 60, had a motive to kill Patricia Rodriguez on Good Friday April 13, 1979, in Holy Cross Cemetery. Rodriguez was arrested 35 years after the slaying based on DNA evidence.

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