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Bill Cosby judge asks ‘deadlocked’ jury to keep trying for a verdict: Crying was heard in the courtroom as the jury in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial announced it was deadlocked on all three counts, after some 30 hours of deliberating, and Judge Steven O’Neill implored them to try again.

The jurors sent a note to O’Neill stating they “cannot come to a unanimous consensus on any of the counts.” But O’Neill denied a motion for a mistrial.

“The jury foreman has informed me that you are deadlocked,” O’Neill said as the jury reconvened in the courtroom. “Each of you has a duty to consult with one another … if it can be done without violence. But each of you must decide by yourself.”

After hearing his statement, the jurors walked out, appearing sullen, as sounds of crying could be heard among spectators in the courtroom.

Lili Bernard, a Cosby accuser who has attended the trial, declined to comment on the deadlock, as she sat, with tears in her eyes, in the lobby outside of the courtroom.

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Bill Cosby judge asks ‘deadlocked’ jury to keep trying for a verdict: Crying was heard in the courtroom as the jury in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial announced it was deadlocked on all three counts, after some 30 hours of deliberating, and Judge Steven O’Neill implored them to try again.The jurors sent a note to O’Neill stating they “cannot come to a unanimous consensus on any of the counts.” But O’Neill denied a motion for a mistrial.“The jury foreman has informed me that you are deadlocked,” O’Neill said as the jury reconvened in the courtroom. “Each of you has a duty to consult with one another … if it can be done without violence. But each of you must decide by yourself.”