- Associated Press - Wednesday, November 25, 2015

MIAMI (AP) - A Florida jury is deliberating whether a South Florida man is guilty of murder or acted in self-defense when he fatally shot his wife before posting a photo of her dead body on Facebook.

Jurors got the case of 33-year-old Derek Medina on Tuesday but did not reach a verdict. The 12-person panel was to continue Wednesday.

Medina told police in a videotaped statement he shot 27-year-old Jennifer Alfonso after years of abuse and during an argument in which she assaulted him with a knife.

Medina faces life in prison if convicted of murder in the August 2013 killing.

Medina says he posted the Facebook photo to show family what he did and why. Prosecutors say Medina killed Alfonso because she threatened to leave him and that she had no knife.


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