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Hung Jury For Van Hecke

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The man accused of causing the death of his brother-in-law at Modern Woodman Park last June will have another date in court.

The trial of Joseph Van Hecke ended in a hung jury on Wednesday, May 28, 2014.

Van Hecke was charged with involuntary manslaughter for the death of Douglas Whalen.

Police say Van Hecke was involved in an altercation with Whalen on June 13, 2013.

Police found Whalen lying on the ground bleeding from the head. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Scott County Attorney, Mike Walton says a new trial will be scheduled at the pretrial conference on June 6, 2014.

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