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Jodi Arias spared death penalty after 11-1 hung jury; some jurors upset
Jodi Arias spared death penalty after 11-1 hung jury; some jurors upset

An Arizona jury could not decide whether Jodi Arias should be sentenced to death for shooting and stabbing her former boyfriend to death in a case that drew national attention. The hung jury announced Thursday means that Judge Sherry Stephens will decide whether to sentence Arias to prison for life or a life term with the possibility of release after 25 years. The Phoenix jury began deliberating Arias' fate on the afternoon of Feb. 25 in Maricopa County Superior Court. Jurors announced their inability to come to a verdict at about 10 a.m. local time Thursday. Stephens said jurors consistently voted the same way since their second day of deliberations. Jurors told her...

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