Jurors Saturday deliberated the fate of two teen-agers charged with raping and beating the Central Park jogger after the prosecutor countered claims that no medical evidence links the teens to the crime.
Defense attorney Colin Moore had told the jury in his summation that there was no semen found that matched any of the defendants'.
"There is no evidence that (defendant) Kharey (Wise) penetrated that woman," Moore said.
After deliberating for several hours Friday afternoon, the jury retired and resumed deliberating Saturday morning.
The trial is the second stemming from the April 1989 attack on the jogger, who was gang-raped and beaten on her nightly run through the park.
Wise, 18, and Kevin Richardson, 16, are charged with attempted murder, rape and related counts in the attack on the woman, and with robbery and assault in attacks on two male joggers that night. In the first trial stemming from the attack, three other youths were convicted Aug. 18 on rape, assault and related charges.