Judge declares mistrial in DA Robert Shuler Smith case

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) – The judge has declared a mistrial in the conspiracy case of Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith.

Special Judge Larry Roberts made the announcement sometime before 4 p.m., Wednesday.

The jury had only deliberated a couple of hours.

In the course of roughly two hours, the Judge Roberts was alerted to a juror’s to misconduct.