Mistrial During Murder Trial Jury Selection

WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) — A judge declared a mistrial during jury selection in the case of a man and his two sons, who are accused of killing a man outside a bar.

Carroll County Circuit Judge Michael Galloway granted the defense’s motion for a mistrial Monday. A new panel will be summoned this week.

The Carroll County Times reports that Galloway declared the mistrial after a juror said he could not be impartial because he was a chaplain at the detention center where the defendants are held.

John Robey, 53, and his sons, 21-year-old Jonathan Robey and 23-year-old Thomas Robey, are charged with second-degree murder in the death of Craig Myers of Rocky Ridge.

Myers, 26, was found unresponsive outside the Crossroads Inn in Keymar, on Aug. 28, 2011. He died days later.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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