Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Jury Still Deliberating

The jury continues their deliberations today in a baby-death case.

Jury undecided in baby death trial
By Craig Kapitan - Express-News

Jurors deliberated about six hours Monday in the baby death trial of Johnnie Ray Byrkett before state District Judge Melisa Skinner sent them home for the evening without yet having reached a verdict.

The group will resume deliberations today.

Byrkett, 29, could face up to life in prison if he is found guilty of causing serious bodily injury in June 2009 to 1-year-old Cruz “Ethan” Combs, his girlfriend's son.

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