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Othal Wallace: Closing arguments made in Daytona Beach police officer murder trial

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The fate of Othal Wallace remains in the jury's hands. 

Juror deliberations begin Friday for Wallace, the man accused of shooting and killing a Daytona Beach police officer in 2021, who took the stand in his own trial.

Both sides finished their closing arguments in Thursday's continuation of the murder trial. 

Case background:

On June 23, 2021, investigators said Wallace, then 29, shot Daytona Beach Police Officer Jason Raynor who was responding to a call about suspicious activity near an apartment complex on Kingston Street. At some point, Raynor was shot in the head, which sparked a nationwide manhunt for Wallace. 

The Daytona Beach man was found three days later in a tree house of DeKalb County near Atlanta, Georgia, which is more than six hours away from Daytona Beach. 

Wallace is facing a first-degree murder charge in Raynor's death. State attorneys have said they intend to seek the death penalty.

The murder trial began Monday at the Clay County courthouse in Green Cove Springs. It was moved out of Volusia County after Wallace's lawyers successfully argued that he would not be able to get a fair trial in Volusia County following the publicity surrounding the case.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.