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Mistrial Declared in Trial for Man Accused of Child Neglect Resulting in Death

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After hours of deliberations Friday, the jury in the trial for Edward Cole has declared a mistrial.

The jury began hearing testimony on Wednesday afternoon and heard from several doctors and a pharmacist.

Closing arguments were held Friday morning and the jury began their deliberations on Friday afternoon.


Edward Cole, who is accused of child neglect resulting in death, will be back in court Thursday.

Cole and his wife Cindy's child died in their care. On Wednesday, several witness took the stand before Judge James Mazzone as the trial began in Ohio County Circuit Court.

The trial may continue until Friday before the jury reaches a verdict.