(NEWSER) – With jurors deadlocked 8-4 in favor of actress Nicollette Sheridan's wrongful dismissal lawsuit against Desperate Housewivescreator Marc Cherry and ABC, a Los Angeles judge has declared a mistrial. After three days of deliberations, jurors could not get the ninth vote they needed to reach a verdict, reports CNN. Sheridan had sought $5.7 million in damages, and contends that Cherry killed off her character after she complained that he hit her during rehearsals. Sheridan's lawyer says he will re-try the case, reports the. Stay tuned.
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