Jurors in Oland trial enter weekend of deliberations

SAINT JOHN, N.B. -- The jurors in the Dennis Oland murder trial are spending the weekend deciding the fate of the well known New Brunswicker.

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The jurors started their deliberations on Wednesday and spent 11 hours in the jury room on Friday.

Oland has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the death of his father, well-known New Brunswick businessman Richard Oland.

The elder Oland was found dead in his Saint John office on July 7, 2011.

He had suffered 45 blunt and sharp force blows to his head, neck and hands.

The Oland family is best known as the founder of Moosehead Breweries.



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