John A. Radavich, 24 is led back to jail after a hearing before Superior Court Judge Maryann Moreno in Spokane on Friday. The discovery of new evidence prompted a judge to declare a mistrial in the murder case against Radavich charged with killing the nephew of U.S. Sen. Jon Tester of Montana. The Spokesman-Review reports Friday, April 19, 2019, that court records show a sheriff’s detective found a text message in the file while preparing to give testimony that hadn’t been turned over to the defense. A new trial is set for August. (Thomas Clouse/The Spokesman-Review via AP, File)

John A. Radavich, 24 is led back to jail after a hearing before Superior Court Judge Maryann Moreno in Spokane on Friday. The discovery of new evidence prompted a judge to declare a mistrial in the murder case against Radavich charged with killing the nephew of U.S. Sen. Jon Tester of Montana. The Spokesman-Review reports Friday, April 19, 2019, that court records show a sheriff’s detective found a text message in the file while preparing to give testimony that hadn’t been turned over to the defense. A new trial is set for August. (Thomas Clouse/The Spokesman-Review via AP, File)

New evidence gets mistrial in Montana senator’s nephew death

Text message in the case file had not been turned over to the defense.

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