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Several jurors wept as well during Mr. Ogdoc’s testimony, one overcome to the point that she could no longer continue as a juror. The panel now has 13 members instead of 14, with one alternate remaining. The trial is expected to last about two weeks.

Mr. Ogdoc did not describe overt hostility from his mother-in-law, but said the relationship was icy and strained.

He said Mrs. dela Rosa warned him sternly on several occasions, including at his wedding: “Take care of my daughter.”