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Judge Declares Mistrial For Man Accused Of 2010 Beating-Death

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Updated: 7/31/2013 6:35 pm
A judge declared a mistrial in the case against Patrick Ragland.

Ragland is accused in the beating death of a 35-year-old man, Sam Mitchell, in 2010.

Mitchell's body had been found in his apartment on North Limestone.

ABC 36 was told the judge declared the mistrial because of malfunctioning equipment in the courtroom.

A new trial has not yet been scheduled.

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