|General's defense to try for plea deal in sex case
Updated Mar 11, 02:07 PM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. - A military judge on Tuesday dismissed the jury in the midst of an Army general's court martial on sexual assault charges to give prosecutors and defense lawyers time to hammer out a plea deal in the closely watched case.
Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair.
Pohl reviewed newly disclosed emails in Sinclair's case Monday and said he found the appearance of "unlawful command influence" in Fort Bragg officials' decision to reject a plea bargain with the general in January.