05/13/2013 02:51 pm ET Updated May 13, 2013

Kermit Gosnell Verdict: Jury Reaches Decision In Abortion Doctor's Trial

A Philadelphia jury has reached a verdict in the trial of abortion provider Dr. Kermit Gosnell, ABC News reports.

The jury reached a decision on its 10th day of deliberations, after weeks of testimony.

Earlier Monday, the jurors said they were split on two of the over 200 counts in the case. However, the jurors reached a decision on the case after a judge asked them to return to deliberations.

More from the Associated Press:

Jurors in the murder trial of a longtime Philadelphia abortion provider said Monday that they were divided on two of the more than 200 counts in the case, but the judge asked them to try again to reach a unanimous verdict.

Dr. Kermit Gosnell, 72, is accused of killing a patient and four babies allegedly born alive and then killed with scissors at his clinic in a rundown West Philadelphia neighborhood.

He also faces racketeering and conspiracy charges, and hundreds of counts alleging he performed illegal, third-trimester abortions or failed to counsel women.

It's not clear which two counts have divided jurors. Common Pleas Judge Jeffrey Minehart asked the panel to try to reach a unanimous verdict. The jury has been weighing the more than 200 counts in the case for 10 days.



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