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There is breaking and Trace Gallagher has divorced Trace.
And the breaking news they ship in the -- areas trial the jury has deliberated about two hours today and hour and thirty minutes yesterday and they have now notified the judge they can not.
Reach a unanimous decision in other words the jury is deadlocked.
The judge told him to go back and try again the jury looked very frustrated and the family of Travis Alexander was crying keep in mind this is crucial but 'cause.
If the jury cannot decide -- a brand new jury would be impaneled.
And the penalty phase would start all over again now earlier the court.
Also gave the jury some clarification about exactly what a life sentence means in other words if they sentence -- to life can she some -- be parole.
The answer appears to be no because the state of Arizona has no parole mechanism for those sentenced to life so.
Either way she would die in prison.
Last night during an interview with Fox News -- areas was asked if she's prepared to be sentenced to death -- I'm as prepared as I can be I guess in situations like this I'm not anticipating or expecting it that if it comes then that's the original just have to cross.
-- If it happens.
I'm going to feel.
Really bad for what I've done.
To my family.
The reason area says she's asked the jury to give her life in prison is because asking for the death penalty would be like assisted suicide and that would cause her family great -- She says they have been through enough.
Areas told the jury that if she gets life in prison she'll teach inmates English sign language even start a book club.
And she also hopes to someday be free list.
If I get like I deserve to have a second shot -- Freedom Sunday because -- -- I'd be very responsible with it.
And I can't predict the future but.
Based on some of the rulings that have been previously I can see -- -- toward natural life with the post you.
Giving me any shot -- a chance later.
Here's the way it works if she gets life she goes back to America open county jail and she'll be sentenced at a later date if she gets -- she goes directly to death row.
At the Perry bill women's prison in Arizona I want to bring in Fox News anchor and lawyer Gregg Jarrett because this is now confusing Greg.
What they're saying is that this jury cannot decide.
They would impanel a brand new jury does that mean we redo the penalty phase or most of the trial or how does that were only.
Half of a penalty -- race.
This new jury that would be -- panel would not retry the guild of -- areas that would be.
Assumed they wouldn't even retry the aggravating factors that would lead to death.
The heinous atrocious and cruel nature of the killing all they would.
Retry this new jury would be the mitigating factors that would merit life over death now -- that new jury.
Cannot reach a decision unanimously.
Did -- -- dismissed as well there would be no third jury it would be the judge.
Who would decide and he has really no decision here because under Arizona law he would have to impose life for -- areas.
We know the amount of media coverage this has gotten Greg where would they draw this new jury pool from from Maricopa County presumably it would be from the same jurisdiction although you can bet the defense attorneys would argue we need to change of venue here because everybody in this town has been watching TV -- over.
And it's a real problem as you pointed out she did immediately after.
The presentation yesterday yet another series of interviews.
That -- -- it was bizarre as the others and you know this new potential jury pool.
Likely would have seen that as well also will be -- Just behind jurors who wouldn't be biased by virtue of it -- And really -- ten seconds left here -- areas says that she didn't get a fair trial lawyers were not affected because they got death threats does that play into this at all.
No it doesn't play into this part of that but it would play into part of an appeal ineffective assistance of counsel prejudice and so on and so forth pretty standard stuff.
99% of the time that more.
Gregg Jarrett live for -- New York Greg thanks very much.
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