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Michele MacNeill's niece, Jill Harper-Smith, rejects the suggestion by Martin MacNeill's defense that his daughters are lying to make him look guilty.

MacNeill niece: Defense argument 'ridiculous'

Speaking to HLN's Nancy Grace Friday, Michele MacNeill's niece, Jill Harper-Smith, rejected the suggestion by Martin MacNeill's defense that his daughters are lying to make him look guilty.

“I wouldn’t conjure up some scheme that would take up my life for six years just to bury my dad for having an affair," Harper-Smith said. "That’s ridiculous.”

Jurors began deliberating on the fate of Martin MacNeill on Friday afternoon.

How long will MacNeill jury deliberate?

With the jury in Martin MacNeill's trial entering their fifth hour of deliberations, HLN's Nancy Grace examines whether jurors understand the standard of reasonable doubt and how the make-up of the jury could affect the verdict.

HLN's Nancy Grace looks at the strongest points made in closing arguments by both sides Friday at Martin MacNeill's trial for his wife's murder.

Nancy Grace on 'incredible' MacNeill closings

HLN's Nancy Grace looks at the strongest points made by both sides in closing arguments Friday at Martin MacNeill's trial for his wife's murder.

Why is the state planning to call Gypsy Willis again, and what will she say this time?

Nancy Grace: Prosecutors 'saved the best for last'

With prosecutors expected to rest their case Thursday, Nancy Grace looks at the impact of the testimony of their final witnesses.

Why is the state planning to call Gypsy Willis again, and what will she say this time?

Will inmate testimony convict Martin MacNeill?

Nancy Grace discusses jurors’ reactions to the testimony of multiple inmates who claim Martin MacNeill made similar suspicious statements to them about his wife’s death.

“He just said he had to help her out,” one inmate testified Wednesday. “And I asked him what that was and he said he held her head under the water for a little while.”

Niece: People said Martin MacNeill was dangerous

Michele MacNeill’s niece talked to HLN’s Nancy Grace Tuesday about her relationship with her aunt and her belief that Martin MacNeill is guilty of murder.

Kimberly Somers Popish said Michele’s family was concerned about Martin MacNeill for years before her death. Popish said she initially did not want to believe people who claimed MacNeill was “dangerous” because Michele supported him.

HLN's Nancy Grace discusses the significance of federal inmates' testimony against Martin MacNeill and whether jurors are likely to believe them.

What does MacNeill inmate testimony prove?

Federal prison inmates who served time with Martin MacNeill testified Tuesday that he told them his wife had drowned and prosecutors could not prove he killed her.

HLN's Nancy Grace discusses the significance of the inmates' testimony and whether jurors are likely to believe them.

After two key prosecution experts took the witness stand at Martin MacNeill's trial for his wife Michele's murder, the couple's niece said on HLN's Nancy Grace Friday that she feels the state's case is going well so far.

Niece alleges MacNeill 'chose to kill my aunt'

After two key prosecution experts took the witness stand at Martin MacNeill's trial for his wife Michele's murder, the couple's niece said on HLN's Nancy Grace Friday that she feels the state's case has been strong so far.

Jill Harper-Smith also said she is "extremely proud" of Alexis Somers and the other MacNeill daughters who have testified against their father in the trial.

In court Friday at Martin MacNeill's trial, prosecution expert Dr. Joshua Perper explained to jurors why he concluded that Michele MacNeill's cause of death was drowning.

Experts can't determine MacNeill manner of death

In court Friday at Martin MacNeill's trial, prosecution expert Dr. Joshua Perper explained to jurors why he concluded that Michele MacNeill's cause of death was drowning.

While Perper felt there were "a lot of suspicious elements" in Michele's death, like other experts he was unable determine with certainty that her death was a homicide.

A medical examiner testified Thursday that drowning and drugs were possible causes of Michele MacNeill's death.

Expert: It's possible Michele MacNeill drowned

A medical examiner testified Thursday that Michele MacNeill's manner of death could not be determined.

Is that unusual, and does it complicate the case for prosecutors trying to prove that Michele's husband, Martin MacNeill, murdered her?

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