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Jury in Jarryd Hayne’s sexual assault trial unable to reach verdict

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Jarryd Hayne is accused of sexually assaulting a 26-year-old woman at her mother’s house, in the Newcastle suburb of Fletcher, on NRL Grand Final night in 2018.

The jury in Jarryd Hayne's sexual assault trial has been discharged after they were unable to reach a unanimous or majority verdict.

Hayne was accused of sexually assaulting a 26-year-old woman at her mother's house, in the Newcastle suburb of Fletcher, on NRL Grand Final night in 2018.

After days of deliberations the jury was unable to reach a unanimous verdict.

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The judge said today he would accept a majority verdict of 11-1, but the jury was unable to reach this.

The DPP will indicate whether it will pursue a retrial on December 16.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/jarryd-hayne-jury-unable-to-reach-unanimous-verdict/228f554f-11dd-42aa-ae07-262eb10feeb6

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