Jury yet to reach verdict in second murder case against convicted killer Lucious Crawford

The jury deliberating the second murder case against convicted killer Lucious Crawford requested a reread of testimony today.

Crawford is also going to be tried for

Crawford is also going to be tried for allegedly killing another Yonkers woman back in 1993.

WHITE PLAINS - The jury deliberating the second murder case against convicted killer Lucious Crawford requested a reread of testimony today.

Crawford, 63, was convicted last week in the 2012 murder of his girlfriend Tonya Simmons in her Mount Vernon apartment. The same jurors are now trying to decide Crawford's fate in the 1993 murder of Leondra Shealy. However, jurors appear to be deadlocked on the charges of second-degree murder and possession of a weapon.

Jurors asked for a reread of the testimony given by the lead detective in the case. The detective testified that Crawford admitted to killing Shealy.

There is no DNA evidence tying Crawford to Shealy's murder in the stairwell of a Yonkers apartment complex. A witness saw the two together before the murder.

Crawford's attorney says he can't comment on the matter until a verdict is reached or a judge declares a mistrial.

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