Mistrial declared in case involving death of former FAMU student athlete

The trial of an officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in the death of a former FAMU student-athlete has concluded in a mistrial. Jurors in Charlotte, NC were unable to convict or clear Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer Randall Kerrick in the death of Jonathan Ferrell on Friday.

// Ferrell was shot and killed by Kerrick on Sept. 14, 2013 after police were called by a resident of the area.

The jury has taken three votes so far: 7-5, 8-4 and 8-4, per WSOCTV’s Jim Bradley.

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