Jurors Reach Verdict In Trial Of Pulse Nightclub Gunman’s Widow

ORLANDO, FL - JUNE 21:  on June 21, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jurors have reached a verdict in the trial of the widow of the Orlando nightclub shooter who killed 49 people in 2016.

Officials from U.S. District Court in Orlando said Friday that the jury had reached its decision and it will be announced in about 30 minutes.

Noor Salman is charged with obstruction and providing material support to a terrorist organization. She faces life in prison if convicted.

Salman was married to Omar Mateen when he attacked the gay nightclub.

Prosecutors say Salman knew about Mateen’s guns, his affinity for violent Muslim extremist videos and his intention to attack a location, but did nothing to stop him.

Defense attorneys described Salman as a simple woman with a low IQ who was abused by her husband, and who didn’t know of his plans because he concealed much of his life from her.

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