Jury begins deliberating in Rep. Sue Schmitz trial

DECATUR, AL (WAFF) - Closing arguments have ended in the fraud trial of state Rep. Sue Schmitz, with jury deliberations starting early Monday afternoon.

Jurors heard from two rebuttal witnesses Monday morning. Prosecutors say Schmitz used her political influence to get a $177,000 job, which received state and federal funds, then did little work for her pay.

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