The jury has begun deliberations at the Goforth murder trial in Regina
Friday morning the jury heard specific instructions from Justice Ellen Gunn in relation to the charges and how they must reach their conclusions.
Kevin and Tammy Goforth are charged with second degree murder in the death of a four-year-old girl and causing bodily harm to a two-year-old in their care during the summer of 2012.
The question before the jury comes down to intent and reasonable doubt.
Gunn indicated to the jury that manslaughter is an option.
The jury of 14 people who have listened to the evidence over the last three weeks of the trial has now been reduced to 12.
New’s Talk Radio’s ongoing coverage of the trial.
Goforth Trial Day 1: Tensions run high in courtroom for murder trial of Tammy and Kevin Goforth
Goforth Trial Day 2: Forensic officers testify in Trial of Tammy and Kevin Goforth
Goforth Trial Day 4: ‘Skinny with bruises’: first responders testify about finding girls at Goforth trial
Goforth Trial Day 5: Goforth murder trial hears doctor describe efforts to save 4-year-old girl
Goforth Trial Day 6: Photos of girls’ wounds shown at Goforth trial
Goforth Trial Day 7: Goforth trial hears girls were taped to wall, locked in bedroom
Goforth Trial Day 8: Evidence of being bound: Forensic pathologist testifies at Goforth murder trial
Goforth Trial Day 9: Defence witnesses describe girls’ care in Tammy and Kevin Goforth’s home
Goforth Trial Day 10: Tammy Goforth takes the stand at Regina murder trial
Goforth Trial Day 11: Court hears from Kevin Goforth as Regina murder trial enters 3rd week
Goforth Trial Day 12: Kevin Goforth tells Regina trial he and wife ‘loved’ girls in their care
Goforth Trial Day 13: Crown, defence point to ‘whole picture’ in closing arguments at Goforth trial