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Danny Masterson rape trial: Jury says it’s deadlocked – Nationwide

Jurors on the rape trial of That ’70s Present star Danny Masterson stated Friday that they’re deadlocked, however a choose instructed them they haven’t deliberated lengthy sufficient for her to declare a mistrial.

The jury instructed Los Angeles Superior Court docket Choose Charlaine Olmedo that after almost three days of deliberations, they may not attain a unanimous verdict on any of the three rape counts in opposition to the actor.

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Olmedo had already agreed to permit jurors Thanksgiving week off.

She stopped their discussions Friday and instructed them to return and resume deliberations on Nov. 28.

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Masterson, 46, is charged with the rape of three ladies, together with a former girlfriend, in his Hollywood Hills house between 2001 and 2003.

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He has pleaded not responsible, and the defence stated the acts had been consensual.

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Masterson, 46, didn’t testify in the course of the trial.

His lawyer introduced no defence testimony and as a substitute centered on inconsistencies within the accounts of the three accusers, who he stated modified their tales over time and spoke with one another earlier than going to police.

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