Whitman County jury deadlocked in murder case

COLFAX — A Whitman County jury convicted a man of unlawful disposal of human remains Thursday but deadlocked on kidnapping and murder charges.

The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reported the judge declared a mistrial.

Prosecutor Denis Tracy says 21-year-old Daniel Lazcano will be re-tried on the felony charges. He’ll be sentenced March 8 on the human remains misdemeanor.

Lazcano is accused of helping his brother Frank Lazcano kill 23-year-old Marcus Schur of Rosalia in December 2011 in retaliation for a burglary.

Frank Lazcano’s trial begins Monday in Colfax.


Information from: The Moscow-Pullman Daily News, http://www.dnews.com

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