Ashburn woman's jury hangs a second time - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Ashburn woman's jury hangs a second time

ASHBURN, GA (WALB) -

Paul Bowden with D. A.'s office confirmed that there was another hung jury in the case of Debra Pilkinton. 

The vote was 11-1 to acquit Pilkinton in case of her husband's death. 

He says a decision has not been made to send the case to a third trial.60-year-old Pilkinton is accused of shooting and killing her husband, 62-year-old Morris Pilkinton, Junior. 

She went on trial in December, but it ended in a hung jury.  She did not take the stand. 

Authorities say deputies found the victim dead inside the couple's Sycamore home off Highway 32 last March from a gunshot wound to the head. 

Her daughter, Stacy Player, says Pilkinton remains in custody.

 

 

Copyright2014 WALB.  All rights reserved.

 

 

Powered by Frankly