Thursday, March 28, 2013

Bulletin: Megan Martzen: California; Significant development: She has pleaded 'no contest' to involuntary manslaughter following a jury mistrial - and has thereby avoided a retrial; Probation expected. KSEE 24;

STORY: "Reedley babysitter pleads 'no contest' to involuntary manslaughter, avoids retrial," by reporter Carina Corral, published by KSEE News on March 28, 2013.

GIST: "Megan Martzen pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter this morning in court after a jury was declared hung back in February.........The judge presiding over the case suggested the plea deal offers probation and no jail time. The prosecution had suggested it may take the case back to trial. Martzen's defense attorney had said ten of the hung jurors believed no jury would ever be able to reach an agreement. Martzen is due back in court April 30 for sentencing."

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See more detailed Fresno Bee report: (Reporter Marc Benjamin); She is expected to be placed on probation;


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