Jury begins deliberating case against FBI agent

ABERDEEN – FBI agent Hal Neilson must wait a few more hours for a jury verdict in his federal conflict-of-interest trial.

Neilson, 49, of Oxford is accused of lying about his financial interests in the FBI Building, where he works.

This trial began Nov. 8 with Judge Sharion Aycock presiding. Today marks its ninth day in session, with a break for Veterans Day.

About 6 p.m. Thursday, the jury asked Aycock if they could go home for the night. She agreed, and court resumes at 9 a.m. today.

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11/19/10