Jurors deadlocked in Jim Leyritz trial

Updated: November 19, 2010, 7:18 PM ET
Associated Press

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Jurors say they are deadlocked in the Florida DUI manslaughter case against former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz.

After signaling the stalemate, a judge ordered them to return Saturday to try to reach a verdict. If they can't, a mistrial would be declared. Prosecutors say there would be a second trial.

Prosecutors say Leyritz was driving drunk in December 2007 when he ran a red light and crashed into a vehicle driven by 30-year-old Fredia Ann Veitch, ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?