By Abdon Sidibe
INVERNESS — The jury in the capital murder trial of Byron Lee Boutin is expected to begin deliberations Friday after both the prosecution and defense rested.
At the close of the trial Thursday, Boutin, 42, of Homosassa elected not to take the stand.
Attorneys are expected to present their closing arguments Friday morning and soon after the 14-person jury is expected to begin deliberations.
Boutin is charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Brooksville teen, DeAnna Stires, 18.