Local businessman Mark Giannini has been found not guilty on all three counts in his rape trial.
The jury delivered the verdict Friday afternoon. Following the verdict, screams could be heard in the courtroom from the accuser.
Statement from Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich: “While we respect the jury’s verdict, we are deeply disappointed in the outcome. The victim in this case exhibited great strength and courage. We are saddened for her and hope that this result does not discourage other victims from speaking up.”