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By Jeff Amy 

Prosecutor could decide on seventh trial in Mississippi case

 


JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi prosecutor has tried and failed six times to send Curtis Flowers to the death chamber, with the latest trial conviction and death sentence overturned on Friday because of racial bias in jury selection. Now, that same prosecutor must decide whether to try Flowers a seventh time.

Doug Evans, who's running unopposed this year for an eighth four-year term as district attorney for a seven-county swath of rural northern Mississippi, has shown no inclination to give up.

Flowers is accused of killing four people, execution-style, in a furniture store in 1996 in...



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