Judge declares mistrial in ex-Eastchester cop's manslaughter case

Five days after deliberations began, a judge has declared a mistrial in former Eastchester police officer James Pileggi?s manslaughter trial.

The decision comes after the jury repeatedly said it could not come to a unanimous decision on the top charge of second-degree manslaughter.

Pileggi claims it was a tragic accident when he fatally shot friend Andre Everett in 2009, but prosecutors say the former officer acted recklessly when displaying his gun.

The judge has yet to set a date for the retrial.

Jury remains deadlocked in ex-cop's manslaughter trial

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