A jury determining if accused Bourke Street driver James Gargasoulas is mentally fit to stand trial has been discharged.
The jury of eight men and four women failed to reach a unanimous decision on Friday after nearly four days of deliberations.
Mr Gargasoulas has been charged with six counts of murder and 28 counts of attempted murder after allegedly driving his car into crowds in Melbourne’s CBD last year.
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It’s understood a new fitness trial will now need to be conducted under a new jury.
#BREAKING: The jury in the James Gasgasoulas case has just returned telling the court they are unable to reach a verdict. Gargasoulas is accused of mowing down pedestrians in Melbourne’s Bourke street, killing 6 people in 2017. #9Today pic.twitter.com/zZpd0qbSZN
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