Jury “at a standstill” in ex-BP engineer’s trial

December 17, 2013 • Business

FILE – In this Dec. 3, 2013 file photo, former BP drilling engineer Kurt Mix arrives at the Hale Boggs Federal Building in New Orleans, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. Jurors are scheduled to hear closing arguments Monday in Mix’s trial on two counts of obstruction of justice. He is charged with deleting text messages about the company’s response to its massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman, File)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jurors have adjourned for the night after saying they are having difficulty reaching a unanimous verdict in the trial of a former BP engineer charged with trying to obstruct a probe of the company’s 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

In a note that U.S. District Judge Stanwood Duval Jr. read aloud in Login to read more

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