Emporia Gazette, Oct 30, 1958
No Verdict Reached In a Murder Trial EL DORADO, Kas. (AP)—After six hours deliberation, the jury in the third murder trial of Warren Applegate still was without a verdict verdict today. It had recessed overnight after its foreman indicated to Dist. Judge George S. Reynolds it would be best to do so rather than try further for a verdicf yesterday. yesterday. It returned to its deliberations deliberations at 9 a.m. today. Applegate is charged with fatally fatally p o i s o ning his 18-month-old daughter, Dana Laraine, in 1954. He denied the charge on the stand in the current trial, and in the retrial retrial granted by the state Supreme Court after his original conviction in 1955. His retrial ended in a hung jury.