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No Verdict Yet in Nigel Smith Murder Trial

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By Fox 40 Staff.
The jury in the murder trial of Nigel Smith finished it's first day of deliberation without reaching a verdict.

Smith is charged with the murder and robbery of Bretnie "Sha" Owens at his Stone Street apartment in Binghamton in June of 2013. The jury requested that the testimony of a man who shared a jail pod with Smith, Russell Towners, be re-read in court Monday. Towners testified last Friday that Smith revealed details of his role in the murder of Owens while the two were incarcerated.

The jury will continue it's deliberation Tuesday morning. Smith's co-defendant Calvin Bell was found not guilty in the robbery and murder of Owens in June...