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2007 murder trial ends in mistrial

Desmond Dewayne Jackson. Photo Source: Gregg County Jail. Desmond Dewayne Jackson. Photo Source: Gregg County Jail.
LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) -

A murder trial in Longview ended in mistrial after the jury deliberated until almost midnight Friday and couldn't reach a verdict.

Desmond Dewayne Jackson is accused of fatally shooting 56-year-old Melvin Brad Mitchell and robbing him of $8600 at the Cash America Pawn in Longview in 2007.

Jackson remains in the Gregg County Jail on other charges.

Jackson was also one of two inmates who escaped the Gregg County Jail facility in May of 2009.


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