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The murder trial of Anthony Tronca continued in Black Hawk County Thursday. The jury saw footage from cameras inside the auto shop where Ronald Randall was killed last fall.

Randall was found dead in a rural part of Black Hawk County about a year ago. Prosecutors say Tronca was mad because his girlfriend slept with Randall. 

Investigator Jeff Tyler with the Waterloo Police department was one of the first people to interview Tronca.

"Did he go on to tell you that Mr. Randall asked for some keys, said he would be right back and left the shop?" said Linda Fangman, county attorney. 
"Yes," said Tyler. 

While you never see Randall's body, surveillance video from Tronca's auto shop shows a little different story than what he initially told police.

"That's Anthony Tronca. It appears he has some cleaning products in his hands," said Tyler. 

Curtis Radamacher says he was in the room when Randall was killed along with Tronca..

In the video shown in court, jurors saw them putting on gloves and masks allegedly getting ready to clean up Randall's blood and move his body to the trunk of a car.

Investigator Tyler said the video turned off when the body is moved from the room to the trunk of the car though. 

The state rested its case on Thursday. The defense will call their first witnesses on Monday. 

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