In wake of Gotti mistrial, prosecutors weigh 5th try

John Gotti Jr. speaks to reporters outside his

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John Gotti Jr. speaks to reporters outside his Oyster Bay Cove home on Wednesday, the day after he was released from jail. Gotti's trial was declared a mistrial for the fourth time. (Dec. 2, 2009) (Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Will there be an Act V for The Trials of John "Junior" Gotti?

In the wake of the one-time Gambino family leader's fourth mistrial in five years on Tuesday, experts said, federal prosecutors have to weigh their belief that Gotti is an unpunished murderer against sobering criticism from jurors and mounting evidence that they just may not be able to overcome his claim that he's quit the mob.


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