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A Hung Jury In The Trial Of Former Band Director

Around 9 O'clock, Friday night the jury came back in the sexual assault trial of former Brownsboro Band Director Danny Burns.

That's after more than five and a half hours of deliberation.

Burns was facing three charges.

On the two counts of "Tampering With A Witness", a state jail felony the jury found him guilty those carry the sentence of between 6 months to 2 years in prison.

A sentencing date for those charges has been set for July 24th but on the other charge "Improper Relationship Between An Educator And A Student". There was a hung jury.

No word yet if there will be a retrial.

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