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Jury discharged in Jack de Belin rape trial – Sydney Morning Herald

The jury in the trial of Dragons star Jack de Belin and his co-accused Callan Sinclair has been unable to reach a verdict after nine hours of deliberations.



“We hoped for a better result. We’ll be back to fight these charges my client is maintaining his innocence,” Mr Morrison said.
Earlier, Mr Sinclair, 23, hung his head in the dock while Mr de Belin, 29, stared straight ahead and sighs could be heard from the public gallery as the foreperson said there was no way the jury could reach either a unanimous verdict or majority verdict.
Asked if, given more time, the jury would be able to come to a decision, the foreperson answered “absolutely not”.

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