Testimony on child porn may scuttle Iowa teen's trial in grandparents' deaths

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Posted: Saturday, October 19, 2013 12:00 am

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Lawyers for a Manchester teenager accused of killing his custodial grandparents sought a mistrial Friday after a witness testified that child pornography was found on a computer in the family home.

Judge Michael Shubatt immediately told jurors to disregard the statement by a state investigator who specializes in computer forensics, but defense attorney Jill Eimermann said, “We can't unring the bell.”

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