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Former Deputy on trial for murder plot to kill wife

A murder-for-hire trial against a former Alabama Deputy may soon wrap up.

Closing arguments started Friday afternoon in the case against former Cullman County Sheriff's Deputy James Phelps.

Phelps is charged with two counts of solicitation to commit murder.

The alleged incident happened in March of 2005.

Phelps is accused of hiring someone to kill his estranged wife and her boyfriend.

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