ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – Closing arguments begin today in St. Charles County, for the man accused of causing the death of Trooper James Bava.

Serghei P. Comerzan

The state rested Wednesday after calling the last of 21 witnesses to testify about the pursuit of Serghei Comerzan, 22, that resulted in the crash of Trooper Bava’a patrol car in August of 2015. The defense called only three witnesses to cast doubt on the state’s case.

Arguments are expected to be completed in the morning and the case will then be turned over to the jury for deliberation.