DURANGO, Colo. (CBS4) – A mistrial was declared on Monday in Durango within the trial for Mark Redwine, the person accused of killing his 13-year-old son Dylan in southwest Colorado in 2012. The mistrial was declared due to alleged points with the lawyer who represents him.
The district lawyer in court docket “made allegations regarding current conduct of certainly one of Mr. Redwine’s attorneys and the contents of a phone name constituted of the La Plata County Jail,” based on new court records.
The data go on to say “The Court docket, for the explanations said on the file and with out making any findings as to the veracity of the allegations … has no alternative however to … declare a mistrial to make sure that Mr. Redwine has efficient help of counsel.”
Redwine faces second-degree homicide and youngster abuse expenses. His trial was first postponed in 2019 after there have been points along with his lawyer. Jury choice within the trial started final week however it was pushed to this week on account of issues a couple of potential COVID-19 case for the decide, however he examined damaging. There have been additionally new issues about members of the jury additionally presumably contracting coronavirus.