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By DAMON LAWRENCE
Pretty rough. That’s how one of the jurors who pondered the fate of accused murderer Leon Houston described the deliberating process.
“We just couldn’t come together with a full, 100-percent verdict,” Ernest Bilbrey said. “We tried and tried and tried, just couldn’t make it.”
After two days of deliberating, the jury announced that it was hopelessly deadlocked Sunday afternoon.
Judge James “Buddy” Scott declared a mistrial.
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