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Preview: Richmond Hill Trial Day 11

Posted at 9:22 AM, Feb 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-09 09:22:38-05

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Prosecutors will tie up the fire investigation and move into the criminal portion of the case against Richmond Hill Explosion suspect Bob Leonard, Jr., this week.

First up on the stand Tuesday: Fred Hackett, of Midwest Forensic Services. Hackett testified at the previous trial that an examination of Monserrate Shirley's home furnace and water heater showed they didn't have damage consistent with being the source of the deadly explosion.

Digital Producer Jordan Fischer will be in the courtroom every day as the trial progresses. Click on the video player above for a preview of what to expect in Day 11.


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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