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Prosecution winding down in Norwood case

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The prosecution in the Mark Norwood murder trial began to wrap up its case on Tuesday. Norwood is accused of killing Christine Morton in Williamson County, in 1986.

Morton's husband, Michael, was wrongfully convicted of her murder and spent 25 years in prison before being exonerated by new DNA evidence.

On Tuesday, the jury heard more about the DNA evidence linking Norwood to another murder—the 1988 Travis County murder of Debra Baker. The team of prosecutors kept this information front and center in order to establish for the jury a pattern of Norwood's criminal behavior, including the murder of Christine Morton two years earlier.

Michael Morton told FOX 7 that although he has been kept at a bit of a distance during the proceedings, he is glad that things are nearing an end.

"It feels good that it's getting near the end, but I'm completely out of the loop. Ninety percent of the time, I don't know what's going on," said Morton

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