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Aug 12, 11:48 AM EDT

Another mistrial declared in SW Oregon murder case


ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- A judge has declared another mistrial in a southwestern Oregon murder case.

The News-Review reports (http://bit.ly/2vOZtZJ) that officials plan to meet Monday to set a date for a third trial for William Aguayo of Myrtle Creek.

A Douglas County Circuit Court judge on Thursday declared the mistrial due to inappropriate contact with a juror in the first-degree murder case.

In February 2016, a judge in Roseburg declared a mistrial after one juror refused to join 11 others in convicting Aguayo.

He's charged with the 2013 killing of 57-year-old William Burton in what police say was a robbery and burglary of medical marijuana in Burton's home.

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Information from: The News-Review, http://www.nrtoday.com

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