Mistrial develops in murder case

Sunday, July 21, 2002

ST. LOUIS -- After the jury deadlocked, a judge declared a mistrial in the case of a St. Louis man accused of killing a woman by shooting into a crowded station wagon.

Ladarold Ford, 23, was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of Lashari Buchanan, 20, in July 2001. Police said they believe she was not the intended victim.

Police said Buchanan was one of eight people in the station wagon when Ford allegedly fired into the car.

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