Attorneys delivered closing arguments this morning in the trial of a man accused of killing a popular City of Tacoma worker last summer on her front porch.
The jury will now start deliberating the fate of Olujimi Blakeney.
Prosecutors have charged the 26-year-old man with first-degree murder, drive-by shooting and unlawful possession of a firearm in the July 22, 2010, death of 40-year-old Lisa Melancon.
There had been a fight outside in the street outside Melancon’s home in the 7200 block of South Bell Street that night. Melancon, who had worked for the City of Tacoma for 15 years, was …