Murder case mistrial: Too few jurors

Dec 17, 2012 Full story: KRCG-TV Jefferson City 15

A new trial will be scheduled next month for a southeast Missouri man accused of killing his girlfriend after a judge declared a mistrial for an unusual reason: Too few jurors.

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guest

Sikeston, MO

#1 Dec 17, 2012
The summonsed jurors who didn't show up should be ashamed of themselves for wasting the time of the court, the prosecution and the defense attorneys.

It takes weeks of preparation to present or defend a case like this, and costs the taxpayers thousands of dollars in re-subpoenaing witnesses, etc.
guest

Sikeston, MO

#2 Dec 17, 2012
guest wrote:
The summonsed jurors who didn't show up should be ashamed of themselves for wasting the time of the court, the prosecution and the defense attorneys.

It takes weeks of preparation to present or defend a case like this, and costs the taxpayers thousands of dollars in re-subpoenaing witnesses, etc.
How many jurors did they call?
guest

Sikeston, MO

#3 Dec 17, 2012
120. Only needed 12.
guest

Sikeston, MO

#5 Dec 29, 2012
Issue warrants for their arrest every one of them!
Licka Stoh

United States

#6 Dec 29, 2012
Sucks to be in Charleston.
local

High Ridge, MO

#7 Dec 31, 2012
there will be another trial
guest

United States

#8 Dec 31, 2012
Licka Stoh wrote:
Sucks to be in Charleston.
Must really suck to be in cape county that's where the trial was suppose to take place!
Guest

Forest Park, IL

#9 Jan 3, 2013
Guest they had an IQ test
guest

Sikeston, MO

#10 Jan 3, 2013
Rob wrote:
Who trial was this
Maurice Davis. He shot & killed his baby-momma last year...
who cares

Lawrence, KS

#11 Feb 11, 2013
Innocent until proven guilty
guest

Sikeston, MO

#12 Feb 11, 2013
who cares wrote:
Innocent until proven guilty
He confessed , he did it
Guest

Forest Park, IL

#13 Feb 14, 2013
guest wrote:
<quoted text>
He confessed , he did it
Na, a good Lawyer and fix that lie!
savvy

Kalamazoo, MI

#14 Mar 8, 2013
A lawyer can't help him
Uh huh

Du Quoin, IL

#15 Mar 9, 2013
Who would get on here and try to say that man didn't pull that trigger. Maybe his family, that's all. He done confessed and ain't nobody else have motive so stop Gettin on here makin yourself look dumb. He gonna do life I hope. Kid lost they mom and u wanna get on here takin up for that lame.
Friend of fam

United States

#16 Jun 20, 2013
Well only god knows ways going on I love u tosha do much wish u were here but ur wit mii n mi dreams always this is for you We see how this goes i will be in the roam for this trial well rip sis love ya much

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