Nation: The Ordeal off a Divided Jury

No verdict in the death of "Baby Girl Weaver"

On the sixth day of deliberations, a Saturday, the members of the jury began getting irritable. The air conditioning was broken in the stifling jury room, and the only smoker in the group started chainsmoking. "We thought about banning him," said Juror Marty Garisek, 33, a bakery deliveryman. That evening, Judge James Turner permitted them their one recreational outing from the Santa Ana Holiday Inn, where they were sequestered under close watch: they went to see the movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

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