UPDATE - A jury has found Terry Thompson guilty of murder in the chokehold death of John Hernandez, 24. The death happened outside a Denny's restaurant in northeast Houston in May of 2017. A first trial ended in a hung jury.
Closing arguments ended Friday, Thompson's wife, former Harris County deputy Chauna Thompson will have her day in court in 2019.
(Houston, TX) -- Jury deliberations are set to continue today in the retrial of Terry Thompson. Prosecutors and defense attorneys made their closing arguments on Friday. Afterwards, the jury didn't reach a verdict, so they were sent home for the weekend.
Thompson and his wife Chauna, a former Harris County deputy, are separately charged with murdering John Hernandez last year in a fight outside a Denny's on Crosby Freeway in northeast Houston. Thompson's first trial ended with a hung jury. Chauna Thompson is to be tried next year.