Williams Mistrial

July 22, 2010 Updated Sep 18, 2006 at 2:33 PM EDT

A Tioga County jury could not reach a unanimous decision in the trial of Kenneth Williams, 47, of Owego.

Williams is a village of Owego trustee.

He was on trial for rape and sex abuse involving two girls.

Prosecutors claim he sexually abused a 3 year old girl at his home in 2005.

His wife ran a daycare center out of the couple's home in Owego.

In a separate case, a girl claims Williams raped her at the home in 2003 when she was 4 years old.

The jury began deliberations on Friday and deadlocked on a verdict.

The judge declared a mistrial.

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