Bashara, who is accused of arranging his wife Jane's 2012 murder, has been hospitalized with an undisclosed medical issue.
Jury deliberations remain on hold in the trial of a 57-year-old suburban Detroit man charged with arranging his wife's murder due to an issue with his health.
With Bob Bashara unable to be in court during jury deliberations, the trial could face some roadblocks.
The jury has had to postpone deliberations while the defendant is ill.
Without the defendant available for a question, the jury was sent home early on Monday.
A jury returned for a third day deliberations on Monday in the trial of a suburban Detroit-area man charged with arranging his wife's murder.
Judge Vonda Evans said Friday she does not expect the jury to reach a verdict in the murder trial against Bob Bashara until "maybe" Wednesday.
A verdict could be reach as soon as Monday, but the judge said she doesn't expect it until Wednesday.
The case began Jan. 24, 2012 when Bob Bashara reported his wife Jane missing about 11 p.m. that Tuesday.
The jury began deliberating Thursday afternoon.
A verdict could be read as early as Friday.
The prosecution said the life he created revolved around "Master Bob."
Bob Bashara's fate will be in the jury's hands by the end of the week.
The jury heard from both sides on Wednesday.
The goal for both sides is to make sure the key pieces of testimony are highlighted.
The murder trial for a Grosse Pointe Park man accused of hiring someone to kill his wife is nearing an end.
Bob Bashara informed the judge he did not want to take the stand in his own defense.
What will the jury decide? We could find out as early as next week.
The Grosse Pointe Park police were under fire from the prosecution for how the department handled the case of Jane Bashara's murder.
On Tuesday morning, moments after one of the charges against Bashara was dismissed, lights began to flicker at the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice.
It's not the first time this case has been interrupted by a power outage.
Tuesday, the defense will begin laying out its case as to why the jury should find Bashara not guilty of orchestrating his wife's murder.
Closing arguments will begin next week.
Details about Jane Bashara's murder were heard Tuesday inside court.
Friends of Bob and Jane Bashara testified in court Monday about Bob's secret sex life.
Steve Virgona has known Joe Gentz for decades, and he knew things in Gentz's life had taken a drastic turn around the time Jane Bashara was murdered.
Bob Bashara's aunt, mother and cousin are all testifying in the murder trial.
Wolf testified he knew about Bob's apparent plan for a divorce.
A man who spent time behind bars with Bob Bashara shared the alleged hit list with the court.
Laurence Wolf is a former friend of Bob Bashara who spent some time down in the dungeon. He is an insider in Detroit's BDSM underground community.
William Schatz, a former tenant of Bashara's, said he is still scared of Bob Bashara.
Bob Bashara's power and ability to intimidate his inner circle was revealed Thursday in court.
Terese Giffin, who is a former Chicago cop and former "slave," clearly was uncomfortable testifying.
More wild and salacious stories were heard about "Big Bob."
More wild and salacious stories were heard about "Big Bob," the dungeon and his apparent obsession with his former mistress Rachel Gillett.
What Joe Gentz told police about Jane Bashara's murder could be used in court. But will it?
The officer who first told Bob Bashara his wife's body had been found took the stand on Friday.
The focus in court Thursday was on his interview with police after his wife's murder.
Riikonen said she met Gentz on a cellphone singles website. She thought he was a biker. Instead, he started telling her that he'd been hired to kill someone.
More revealing testimony was heard Wednesday.
Hank Winchester brings you the latest update from the Bob Bashara court case.
His illness halted the trial, but it resumed Monday.
Bob Bashara allegedly planned to have Joe Gentz, his former handyman who said he killed Jane Bashara, killed while behind bars. The plan is being detailed in the trial against Bashara.
Bob Bashara's trial on charges he arranged to have his wife killed was halted Wednesday morning when he became ill.
The Grosse Pointe Park man's attorneys told the court he was complaining of pain and had "doubled over."
An ex-tenant of Bashara's testified in court Tuesday.
Tibaudo is the appliance store owner who wore a wire to capture Bashara's plan to put a hit on Gentz.
One man became quite emotional on the stand when talking about a lost pet.