Robert Olsen on trial for murder

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) -- Jury deliberations continue in the Robert Olsen murder trial after no verdict was reached on Friday.

Olsen is charged with murdering Anthony Hill, a naked, unarmed veteran. The shooting happened at The Heights at Chamblee apartment complex in 2015.

The jury left around 3 p.m. on Friday after they were unable to reach a verdict. Jurors were dismissed early because one of them had a prior obligation. Deliberations begin at 10:05 Friday morning. About 30 minutes later they passed a note to the judge with three questions on it.

Jurors requested a transcript of Lyn Anderson’s testimony, along with his police reports. Anderson is the police officer who responded to the scene shortly after the shooting. He testified that Olsen told him 26-year-old Anthony Hill pounded on him before he opened fire. 

The jury also requested the transcript of the GBI interview with Robert Olsen. 

The judge denied the above requests and asked the jury to use memory of the testimony.

The jury then asked to re-watch several witness videos from the scene. They watched video recorded by a neighbor of the aftermath of the shooting. They also watched two videos of Anthony Hill walking and crawling nude around his apartment complex.

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