Jurors deliberating in the trial of Linda Dolloff asked this morning to hear two tapes replayed and the statement by a detective on the case.

The jury, which has been deliberating since Monday afternoon, returned to the courtroom to hear the tape of Linda Dolloff’s 911 call and a “pretext” call by her husband Jeffrey Dolloff made about a month after he was severely beaten at the couple’s Standish home.

Linda Dolloff is on trial for attempted murder, elevated aggravated assault and filing a false report. She claims an intruder beat her husband with a softballl bat and shot her on April 12, 2009. Prosecutors say that Linda Dolloff was upset over an impending divorce and beat her husband and shot herself and reported a home invasion to cover up the assault.

The 911 tape runs more than half an hour and includes a section of nearly six minutes, during which Linda Dolloff put the phone down, saying she was going to check on her husband. In a closing statement on Monday Cumberland County District Attorney Stephanie Anderson said the loud sounds heard in the background during that period were Linda Dolloff assaulting her husband a second time.

The pretext call was made last May shortly after Jeffrey Dolloff regained consciousness and was recovering from his injuries. With the Maine State Police recording the call, Jeffrey Dolloff asked his wife what happened the night he was assaulted and she recounted the same story she had told police throughout their investigation, and denied having anything to do with the attack.

The statement that jurors asked to hear again was entered into the record by Maine State Police Detective Scott Gosselin. In it he said that analysis of the clothes Linda Dolloff wore the night of the attack did not allow police to reach any conclusions as to whether she was involved in the assault on her husband.

Jurors deliberated for about two hours Monday afternoon and resumed deliberations this morning at 9 a.m.

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