Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Jury Still Deliberating
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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