PHOENIX — A jury again failed Thursday to reach a verdict in the Jodi Arias penalty phase retrial, meaning she will spend life in prison, pending a parole decision from Judge Sherry Stephens.
As soon as the verdict was read, the Twitterverse exploded with instant reactions to the second mistrial.
“Travis' sister walking outside the courthouse told a group of people “the real justice will be in the afterlife” for Jodi Arias.#jodiarias
— KTAR News on 92.3 (@KTAR923) March 5, 2015
Gaydos – It's too bad #JodiArias will live. Mistrial. Hung jury. She doesn't deserve it. Sad for the Travis Alexander family.
— Mac and Gaydos™ (@MacandGaydos) March 5, 2015
Absolutely devastating… Hung jury in the Jodi Arias trial.
— Justice For Travis (@Justice4_Travis) March 5, 2015
“I feel stunned,” alternate juror says in response to hung jury. “She's a frightening person” she says of#JodiArias pic.twitter.com/d1EtPK0fFb
— Jill Galus (@JillGalus) March 5, 2015
Alt Juror says mitigating factors were bogus. Jurors should have put emotions aside and come to decision. pic.twitter.com/YNaxe9pEjO
— Laurie Passman (@laurie3TV) March 5, 2015
That was rough…doesn't seem like anyone except arias and fam liked how that went down. No even the jury. #JodiArias
— William Pitts (@william_pitts) March 5, 2015
Several jurors give apologetic looks to the Alexander family as they leave the courtroom. #JodiArias
— Elizabeth Erwin (@elizabetherwin) March 5, 2015
— Mia Garcia (@miagarciafox10) March 5, 2015
#jodiarias two juries could not go there. It was too much to vote death
— John Hook (@JohnHookfox10) March 5, 2015
A jury couldn't agree that Jodi Arias deserves the death penalty!?!! Are you kidding me! 😡
— Brooke Loftus (@brookeybear95) March 5, 2015
HOW COULD THEY NOT SENTENCE JODI ARIAS THE DEATH PENALTY?! Are you kidding me?!? What a disgrace to our judicial system.
— Kalyn Collins (@kalyncollins) March 5, 2015
— Patty Therre (@PattyTherre) March 5, 2015
Jodi Arias can slaughter a man, but there's still a hung jury? This trial has been a hot mess since it began. Unbelievable. #jodiarias
— Katie ❤️ (@ButerasLiar) March 5, 2015