Deliberations resume in Buddhist temple killings

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By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman

PHOENIX (AP) -- A jury has resumed deliberations in the case of a man charged in the 1991 killings of nine people at a suburban Phoenix Buddhist temple.
 
The panel on Monday resumed deliberations in the trial of 39-year-old Johnathan A. Doody following a break since Oct. 3.
 
That was the day that deliberations started over with an alternate joining the panel after another juror was excused Oct. 2.
 
The original panel started deliberating on Sept. 24. Doody's trial began Aug. 12.
 
Doody was 17 when authorities say he participated in the gunning down of six monks, a nun and two helpers during a robbery.
 
He was convicted in 1993 and sentenced to 281 years in prison.
 
A federal appeals court overturned Doody's conviction in 2011, noting he wasn't properly read his rights.