Jury deliberations begin in trial of Topeka businessman Kent Lindemuth

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Jury deliberations began Thursday in the trial of a Topeka businessman on 117 federal counts.

The Topeka Capitol Journal says federal prosecutors urged jurors to convict Kent Lindemuth of bankruptcy fraud. Prosecutors say he didn't disclose he owned for than 2,100 guns hidden in a storage unit, which were worth more than $1.4 million. Such assets must be declared under bankruptcy law.

The Capitol Journal reports Lindemuth's lawyer's argued "reasonable doubt" exists to acquit Lindemuth.