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PREVIEW: Eyes on defense in Richmond Hill Day 1

Posted at 8:00 AM, Jan 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-21 12:42:59-05

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- With his half-brother serving a life sentence in prison, and his alleged co-conspirator set to testify against him, all eyes will be on Bob Leonard's defense team Thursday as his trial for the 2012 Richmond Hill Explosion begins.

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It wil be the first day for prosecutors to lay out the case in full against Leonard. He's accused of conspiring to blow up a home in the Richmond Hill subdivision with his brother Mark Ray Leonard and his brother's then-girlfriend Monserrate Shirley.

RTV6 Senior Digital Correspondent Jordan Fischer will be in the courtroom in Fort Wayne throughout the trial. See what he says to look for from Day 1 in the video player above.

The Trial of Bob Leonard -- Questions for Day 1:

Call 6 Investigator Rafael Sanchez and Senior Digital Correspondent Jordan Fischer will be in Fort Wayne covering the trial jury selection through the final verdict. Follow them on Twitter for live updates throughout the trial

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