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WILMINGTON, Del. - Jurors still have yet to decide the fate of accused murderer Irina Malinovskaya more than a week after closing arguments.

Malinovskaya allegedly bludgeoned to death Irina Zlotnikov, the girlfriend of her ex-lover Robert Bondar, in Dec. 2004.

The Wharton student has been retried twice for the crime because of hung juries resulting from the previous two trials.

The first trial ended in a mistrial after an 11-to-1 vote in favor of acquittal. The second trial similarly ended after the jury deadlocked 6-to-6.

The longest a past jury has deliberated in this case is six days; jurors will begin their eighth day of deliberations today.

If there is another hung jury, it is possible that the prosecution could decide to try Malinovskaya for a fourth time.

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