Mistrial #4 Declared for John Gotti, Jr
A mistrial has been declared for the fourth time against John Gotti, Jr. The jury did not find the testimony of mob informants credible.
Several were unconvinced by the prosecution case that relied on the increasingly controversial use of mob informants....[S]ome jurors said after the trial ended that they did not find a self-confessed multiple murderer a convincing witness.
AUSA Elie Honig took the loss graciously: [More....]
he held out his hand, a gesture that more than anything signaled his respect for the system. He had lost and he accepted the outcome as determined by the jurors.
"Mr. Gotti, good luck," Honig said. "Good luck with your family."
This will be another trial with testimony from thugs turned snitches and another colossal waste of taxpayer money.
Gotti has been released on bail pending the Government's decision whether to try him a fifth time.
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