"I told [the robbery-homicide division] they did the best job they could. A circumstantial evidence case is always difficult. One would only hope that if such a case ever came up again, we would do just as good a job."

--Police Chief Willie L. Williams


"We were there for nine months, we didn't need another nine months to decide."

--Juror Brenda Moran


'It is too bad there has been so little focus on the victims and their families...the families are damned to a lifetime of sorrow."

--Mayor Richard Riordan


"The jury heard the evidence and rendered its verdict. Our system of justice requires respect for their decision. At this moment our thoughts and prayers should be with the families of the victims."

--President Clinton

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