Prosecutors said they will retry legendary music producer Phil Spector after a jury was unable to decide whether he was guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson.
Attorneys return to court next week to discuss legal options, but prosecutor Pat Dixon said he had told Superior Court Larry Fidler of his plans to go ahead with a second trial.
Fidler declared the mistrial after the jury deadlocked 10-2 on its 12th day of deliberations. Jurors said later that most of them favored conviction, but two believed the defense scenario that Clarkson might have taken her own life. Read full article »