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Whitman County Jury Deadlocked In Murder Case

COLFAX, Wash. (AP) - A Whitman County jury convicted a man of unlawful disposal of human remains Thursday but deadlocked on kidnapping and murder charges.
    
The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/Yi5fdQ) the judge declared a mistrial.
    
Prosecutor Denis Tracy says 21-year-old Daniel Lazcano will be re-tried on the felony charges. He'll be sentenced March 8 on the human remains misdemeanor.
    
Lazcano is accused of helping his brother Frank Lazcano kill 23-year-old Marcus Schur of Rosalia in December 2011 in retaliation for a burglary.
    
Frank Lazcano's trial begins Monday in Colfax.


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