BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A southern Illinois judge has declared a mistrial in a double murder trial.
Twenty-three year-old Randall J. McCallum was charged in the 2009 shooting deaths of 21-year-olds Kevin A. McVay and Charles D. Black of East St. Louis.
The Belleville News-Democrat reports that St. Clair County Judge John Baricevic declared a mistrial Wednesday after jurors were unable to reach a verdict.
McCallum's defense attorney, John O'Gara, said he appreciates jurors' efforts.
McCallum is the son of former Alorton Mayor Randy McCallum, who was sentenced to prison last year on corruption charges.
Information from: Belleville News-Democrat, http://www.bnd.com
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