Jessica Chambers' mother speaks out following mistrial

Jessica Chambers' mother speaks out following mistrial

BATESVILLE, Miss. — Lisa Chambers shared her thoughts following a mistrial being declared in her daughter's murder trial.

"No I am not giving up. I won't give up on justice for Jessica. Jessica will have her justice," Lisa Chambers said.

>>Mistrial declared in Jessica Chambers murder case

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Jessica Chambers was burned alive in Panola County in 2014.

After a lot of confusion in the courtroom, the suspect, Quinton Tellis, was first declared not guilty, before an error was discovered, and a mistrial was declared.

The jury returned to the courtroom several times before clarifying that they could not reach a unanimous verdict.

FOX13's Tom Dees spoke with Lisa Chambers who said she will not give up fighting for Jessica. "I won't give up on justice for Jessica. Jessica will have her justice," Chambers said. "[It was] total chaos for both families. That was just the weirdest thing I've ever seen. I just don't know. To me, it was a hard day for both families."

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