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Melanie Eam case: Mistrial in case of woman accused of stabbing boyfriend to death

Posted: 4:31 AM, Sep 28, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-28 22:38:23Z
Jury deliberating Melanie Eam's fate

UPDATE: The judge has declared a mistrial in the trial of Melanie Eam Friday afternoon after jurors said they could not reach a verdict for the second time. 

After not reaching a verdict earlier in the day, the hung jury was asked to continue deliberations in the trial of Melanie Eam.  This is the last time the judge is able to ask the jury to deliberate again.  

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Jurors are expected to continue deliberations in the trial of Melanie Eam Friday morning.

She's accused of stabbing her boyfriend James Barry to death two years ago in his Loxahatchee home.

According to investigators, Eam was upset Barry had broken up with her.