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Mistrial declared in 2008 hacking murder of Upper East Side psychologist

Posted at 5:58 PM, Apr 16, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-16 17:59:51-04
Kathryn Faughey

Kathryn Faughey was killed in her Upper East Side office.

A judge declared a mistrial Tuesday in the case of the schizophrenic man who authorities say hacked a therapist to death with a meat cleaver.

Jurors deadlocked on whether to buy David Tarloff’s insanity defense.

Prosecutors plan to retry Tarloff in the fatal 2008 meat cleaver attack on Dr. Kathryn Faughey in her Upper East Side offices.

David Tarloff

David Tarloff has used an insanity defense in the case.