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Arias Trial Postponed Until Next Week

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Updated: May 10, 2013

The next phase of the Jodi Arias murder trial has been postponed until next week.

Court officials didn't provide a reason for the delay. Court will resume Wednesday.

The jury was scheduled to return to the courtroom Thursday to decide whether Arias should be eligible for the death penalty for killing her one-time boyfriend on June 4, 2008.

The jury convicted Arias on Wednesday of first-degree murder.

Posted: May 8, 2013

Jodi Arias has been convicted of first-degree murder in the brutal stabbing and shooting death of her one-time boyfriend in Arizona.
    
Arias was charged in the June 2008 killing of Travis Alexander in his suburban Phoenix home. Authorities say she planned the attack in a jealous rage. Arias initially denied involvement, then blamed it on two masked intruders. Two years after her arrest, she said she killed Alexander in self-defense.
    
Testimony began in early January, with Arias eventually spending 18 days on the witness stand. Jurors got the case Friday.
    
The trial has been a made-for-the-tabloids drama, garnering daily coverage by the cable news networks, with tales of lurid sex, lies and death, nude photos and accounts of a salacious relationship that ended in a bloody killing.
  

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