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AKRON -- The jury has the case now in the trial of accused Craigslist killer Richard Beasley.

Closing arguments finished Monday afternoon.The jury will be sequestered until the members reach a verdict.

The jury did not reach a decision Monday and will return at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Judge Lynne Callahan's baliff says it's likely jurors will work until 9 p.m. Tuesday also, or until a decision is reached.

If Beasley is convicted of aggravated murder, the same jury will return to decide whether to recommend the death penalty.

Beasley, 53, faces 26 criminal counts in total, including theft and identity fraud charges. Several of the counts have multiple specifications.

Beasley is accused of using phony Craigslist ads to lure victims to a southern Ohio farm. He's charged with the murder of Ralph Geiger, Timothy Kern and David Pauley. He's also accused of the attempted murder of Scott Davis.

Davis escaped from the Caldwell, Ohiofarm and alerted authorities in the fall of 2011.

Defense attorneys have argued Beasley was a confidential informant for the Akron Police Department, against the Brothers Motorcycle Club.

They say Beasley was arranging jobs for a friend from the club who owned the Noble County property.

JudgeLynne Callahan spent more than an hour and half detailing 128 pages of instructions for the jury. They have about 80 jury forms to fill, once they've reached a verdict.

Beasley's teenage co-defendant Brogan Rafferty, too young to face the death penalty, already was convicted and sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole.

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