No verdict yet in Philly cops corruption trial

Jurors in the federal corruption trial of six members of an elite Philadelphia narcotics squad ended their third day of deliberations Monday without a verdict.

For seven hours, the six-man, six-woman panel discussed the case quietly in the jury room, emerging only to be dismissed by U.S. District Judge Eduardo Robreno at the end of the day. Deliberations are set to resume Tuesday.

Officers Thomas Liciardello, Brian Reynolds, Michael Spicer, Perry Betts, Linwood Norman and John Speiser stand accused of roughing up drug suspects, pocketing seized money and lying on police reports to cover up their crimes. All have denied the charges.

-Jeremy Roebuck

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