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MOBILE HOME SLAYINGS
Jury reports deadlock, ordered to keep deliberating on 8 deaths in Georgia mobile home
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, October 24, 2013 1:26 PM EDT
A judge has ordered deadlocked jurors to keep deliberating in the trial of a Georgia man charged with killing his father and seven others inside the mobile home they shared.
Scarlett ordered jurors to keep trying for a unanimous verdict. They've been deliberating since Wednesday afternoon and are sequestered.
Heinze could face a death sentence if convicted of the Aug. 29, 2009, slayings just outside Brunswick. Police say Heinze clubbed the victims to death with a shotgun barrel. Defense attorneys say police ignored evidence and tips pointing to alternate suspects.