Testimony continues in Tulsa high rise death

Amber Hilberling

Testimony continues in Tulsa high rise death

CREATED Mar 14, 2013

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - A jury trial for a Tulsa woman accused of pushing her husband to his death from a Tulsa high rise apartment building is slated to continue.

Testimony in the trial of 21-year-old Amber Hilberling will continue Thursday morning in Tulsa district court.

A 12-member jury and two alternates were seated to hear the 2011 case on Wednesday.

Prosecutors allege Amber Hilberling pushed her husband, Joshua; she says the apartment had dangerously thin windows and her husband fell accidentally.

Amber Hilberling rejected a plea deal offered by prosecutors last week, opting to go to trial instead. She faces 10 years to life in prison if convicted of second-degree murder.

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