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Hung Jury In Schuller Trial Sanity Phase

After more than 2 days of deliberations, a Nevada County jury has deadlocked, 6-6, on whether 36-year-old Jason Schuller was also legally insane, after that same jury convicted him last month of first-degree murder in the death of 67-year-old William Tackett. But District Attorney Cliff Newell indicates they’ll continue to try and prove that Schuller’ insanity defense is faulty…

click to listen to Cliff Newell

Newell says he’s learned to never be surprised by a jury’s decision…

click to listen to Cliff Newell

Newell says a new jury would also have to be seated for that phase of the trial.

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