Monday, April 15th: *Trial continues (Day 23)-VERDICT WATCH! (@ 10:30am PT) – AZ – Christine Mustafa (34) (May 10, 2017, Phoenix; not found) - *Robert John Interval (37) arrested & charged (6/8/17) & arraigned (6/27/18) with 1st degree premeditated murder. Plead not guilty. $1M bond. Trial started on 2/25/19. Dark on Fridays. Trial Days 1 to 4 was jury selection (on 2/12, 2/14, 2/19 & 2/21). Trial Days 5 (2/25/19) thru 20 (4/2/19) State's case reference post #185 here: VERDICT WATCH - AZ - Christine Mustafa, 30, Phoenix, 10 May 2017 *Arrest* 4/4/19 Update: Oral Argument re: Defendant’s motion for judgment of acquittal pursuant to Rule 20, Ariz.R.Crim.Proc. The Court finds the State has met its burden providing sufficient evidence on the matters of homicide & premeditated homicide from which a Jury can make a determination. Accordingly, for this and for all of the reasons set forth on the record. IT IS ORDERED denying Defendant’s Rule 20 Motion for judgment of acquittal. Court and Counsel address Final Jury Instructions. Court and Counsel address the form of Verdict. The State objects to the lesser included offenses of Manslaughter and Negligent Homicide. IT IS ORDERED the State’s objection to the lesser included offenses of Manslaughter and Negligent Homicide is overruled. Defense starts their case on 4/10. 4/10/19 Day 21: Defense rests. Jury is deliberating – VERDICT WATCH! Deliberations continue on 4/11. 4/11/19 Day 22: Jury still deliberating continues to Monday, 4/15.