By: Bob Johnson
By: Bob Johnson

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) - Jurors are expected to again watch a garbled videotape of Courtney Lockhart admitting to police that he kidnapped 18-year-old Auburn freshman Lauren Burk when they return to resume deliberations in Lockhart's capital murder trial.

The jurors deliberated for two and a half hours Wednesday afternoon without reaching a verdict in Lockhart's capital murder trial. The jurors had asked Circuit Judge Jacob Walker for permission to again watch the videotaped statement. Walker said he would have the tape replayed for jurors when they return at 9 a.m. Thursday.

An Iraq War veteran, Lockhart is charged with kidnapping Burk in her car from the Auburn campus on March 4, 2008. Prosecutors say he robbed Burk and shot her in the back and she was attempting to escape from her car.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

Read Comments

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
  • by JD Location: Enterprise on Nov 18, 2010 at 07:47 AM
    There always seems to be one or two nut jobs on jurys these days. He confessed plus overwhelming evidence. Whats there to deliberate? Should have taken 5 minutes to find this dirtbag guilty.
WTVY-TV 285 N Foster Street Dothan, AL 36303 334-792-3195
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 108912684 -
Gray Television, Inc.