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Still no verdict in Foss High School shooting case

Post by Adam Lynn / The News Tribune on March 30, 2009 at 5:12 pm |
March 30, 2009 5:12 pm

A Pierce County jury spent a second full day deliberating the fate of Douglas S. Chanthabouly today but left the County-City Building without rendering a verdict.

Jurors are expected back in Superior Court Judge Ronald Culpepper’s jury room today to continue their deliberations.

Chanthabouly is charged with first-degree murder in the Jan. 3, 2007, shooting death of Samnang Kok in a hallway at Tacoma’s Foss High School.

Chanthabouly, who has paranoid schizophrenia, has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

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