Mistrial Declared

Mar. 1 - The state will have to try again with their case against a man accused of killing a Huntsville prostitute.

The judge declared a mistrial in the Freddy Washington murder trial Friday.

Washington is accused of killing Stephanie Airo back in April of 2001.

Airo, a known prostitute, was found near a pond in southwest Huntsville. If Washington is convicted, he could face life in prison.

A new trial date is expected to be set in the coming weeks .