Tim Bosma murder trial: Deliberations resume after jury member suffers migraine

HAMILTON – A Hamilton jury weighing the fate of two men accused of killing Tim Bosma has resumed deliberations after a sick juror recovered.

Justice Andrew Goodman says the juror fell ill with a migraine Wednesday morning on the third day of deliberations in the first-degree murder trial for Dellen Millard and Mark Smich.

Goodman concluded his instructions to the 12-member jury in the trial on Monday afternoon.

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Millard, 30, of Toronto, and Smich, 28, of Oakville, Ont., have both pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder charges in Bosma’s death.

WATCH: Jury still deliberating in Tim Bosma murder trial. Mike Drolet reports.

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    Bosma, 32, disappeared on May 6, 2013 after taking two men for a test drive of a truck he had listed for sale online. His remains were found days later burned beyond recognition.

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    The Crown alleges Millard and Smich planned for more than a year to steal a truck, kill its owner and incinerate the body.

    Smich testified that Millard shot, killed and burned Bosma. Millard did not testify, but his lawyer told court that Smich accidentally shot Bosma on a nearby highway in an attempt to steal his truck.

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