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Preview: Richmond Hill Trial Day 10

Posted at 9:33 AM, Feb 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-05 09:33:20-05

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- A private fire investigator who told jurors in the first Richmond Hill trial that the explosion was a "perfect storm" of events will testify again Friday in Allen County.

Steve Shand, owner of Shand Forensic Investigations, told jurors in Mark Ray Leonard's trial that he couldn't duplicate the explosion in 50 years.

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He'll testify Friday against Leonard's half-brother, Bob Leonard, Jr.

Digital Producer Jordan Fischer will be in the coutrroom as the trial progresses. Click on the video player above to see a preview of more to expect from Day 10.


Call 6 Investigator Rafael Sanchez and Senior Digital Correspondent Jordan Fischer will be in Fort Wayne covering the trial every day. Download the RTV6 app to get the latest live blog posts as the proceedings unfold.

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