Jury in Murder Trial Delivers Partial Verdict, Again

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A jury found Marquette Jordan not guilty of first-degree murder while armed in the death of Ivan Lynch. They are still deliberating over the lesser-included charge of second-degree murder while armed.

Jordan, 30, is accused of stabbing 40-year-old Lynch to death on April 28, 2018, in an apartment on the 900 block of 5th Street, SE.

The trial began on March 28 and ended with closing arguments on April 7. The jury has been in deliberations ever since.

On April 12, they found Jordan not guilty of armed robbery but were deadlocked on the murder charge. They are still deliberating the charges of carrying a dangerous weapon and simple assault. 

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