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Richmond Hill Trial: Final arguments Tuesday

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Posted at 8:16 AM, Feb 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-23 08:16:30-05

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- As the Richmond Hill Trial wraps up, both the defense and the prosecutors will get a chance to make their final arguments to the jury. 

Bob Leonard Jr. is facing 51 counts, including arson and murder. 

His half brother, Mark Ray Leonard, was convicted last July of 53 counts. He was given two life sentences without parole, plus 75 years. 

The brothers allegedly conspired to blow up the home in Richmond Hill owned by Monserrate Shirley. She has already pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit arson and faces 20-50 years in prison. 

The prosecutors called 150 witnesses and presented 1,800 pieces of evidence. Both sides will have two hours to present their final arguments. 

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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