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Zumba Jury Sees Sexually Explicit Images in Maine
02/27/2013 4:00 PM ET  

Prosecutors on Wednesday introduced about 100 photos and showed more than two dozen of them to jurors, who showed little reaction while viewing them.

ALFRED, Maine (AP) _ Jurors in the trial of a Maine man accused of helping a fitness instructor use her Zumba studio as a front for prostitution showed little reaction while viewing sexually explicit photos and a videotape.

Prosecutors on Wednesday introduced about 100 photos and showed more than two dozen of them to jurors, who quickly and nonchalantly looked at them. One even yawned in between photos.

A separate video showed the instructor nude in her Kennebunk studio while men outside watched.

Defendant Mark Strong contends he helped Alexis Wright open the studio but knew nothing about prostitution. Prosecutors say the photos taken during live Skype sessions between the two showed money changing hands, proving he was aware of prostitution.

Both Strong and Wright have pleaded not guilty. She'll be tried later.

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