Danny Masterson rape trial: Jury says it’s over – National

Judges at the rape trial in That 70s show Star Danny Masterson said on Friday they were close to death, but a judge told them they hadn’t considered long enough for her to declare a mistrial.

The jury told Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Charlaine Olmedo that after nearly three days of deliberation, they could not reach a unanimous verdict on any of the three rape charges against the actor.

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Olmedo had already agreed to allow jurors a Thanksgiving week off.

She suspended their talks on Friday and told them to return and resume discussions in November. 28.


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Actor Danny Masterson has to go to trial on 3 counts of rape


Masterson, 46, is accused of raping three women, including an ex-girlfriend, at his Hollywood Hills home between 2001 and 2003.

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He has pleaded not guilty and the defense said the act was consensual.

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Masterson, 46, did not testify during the trial.

His attorney did not enter a plea, instead focusing on inconsistencies in the accounts of the three defendants, who he said changed their accounts over time and spoke to each other before going to police.

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