A judge is telling deadlocked jurors at the trial of a man charged with murdering five New Jersey teenagers more than 30 years ago to keep deliberating.
Lee Evans is representing himself and has pleaded not guilty.
Jurors passed a note Wednesday morning saying they couldn't reach a verdict. But the judge told them to continue.
The jury has only deliberated for about 12 hours over four days.
Prosecutors say Evans lured the youths to a vacant Newark home in 1978 by promising them work, then nailed them in a closet and set the home on fire.
The bodies of Melvin Pittman, Ernest Taylor, Alvin Turner, Randy Johnson and Michael McDowell were never found.