Trial In 2008 Fairhaven Murder Nearing An End
The future of a New Bedford man is in the hands of a Fall River jury.
Twenty-three year old Brandon Callender is on trial for murder in the April 2008 fatal stabbing of 30 year old Joshua Fitzgerald of Fairhaven, during a melee outside the Fairhaven VFW.
Judge Robert Kane began jury selection on March 19th.
According to the District Attorney’s Office, closing arguments were heard on Monday. The jury deliberated for a short time Monday afternoon without reaching a verdict. The panel was sent home, and will return to the Fall River Justice Center Tuesday morning.