GRAYSON — A Carter County manslaughter ended a week after it began Tuesday in a hung jury,
Carter Circuit Judge Rebecca Phillips declared a mistrial after jury in the case of Clifford "Boomer" Cathey of Grayson reported it was hopelessly deadlocked.
Jurors deliberated for more than nine hours Tuesday without reaching a verdict.
Cathey, 36, is charged with manslaughter in the New Year's Day 2012 beating death of Heath Toney, 42, of Grayson. Prosecutors say the case will be retried.
See Thursday's print edition for additional details.