Jurors in the Jodi Arias trial have reached a verdict

After months of a dramatic and emotional trial, juries in the Jodi Arias trial have finished deliberating and the fate of Jodi Arias will be announced at 4:30pm.

Jurors have been deliberating since Friday night. Deliberations surround the key questions of whether of nor Jodi Arias killed her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander in self-defense.

Alexander was stabbed repeatedly, shot and nearly decapitated about five years ago by ex-girlfriend and Defendant Jodi Arias. Arias says she killed him in self-defense after he attacked her, but horrific nature of the murder has caused many spectators to doubt this defense.

The jury has been in court since since January 2 and they finally heard closing arguments on Friday. Jurors deliberated for a total of 15 hours and five minutes.

If they convict Arias of first-degree murder, they then will have to decide whether she lives or is punished with the death penalty. A first-degree murder conviction could result in her execution unless a jury grants her leniency, in which case she would get life in prison and may not be eligible for parole for at least 25 years.

The verdict will be announced today at 4:30pm.

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