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Dalia Dippolito wants off house arrest

Dalia Dippolito sits with her attorneys, Greg Rosenfeld (left) and Brian Claypool, as jurors are questioned about possible media contact in Dippolito’s murder-for-hire retrial Wednesday, December 14, 2016. (Lannis Waters / The Palm Beach Post) POOL

Less than a month after a judge declared a mistrial in her murder-for-hire case, Dalia Dippolito is asking to be taken off house arrest.

Her lawyers just filed a motion, seeking Dippolito’s release on her own recognizance.

She’s currently released on a $25,000 bond, with the condition of house arrest, on a GPS monitor, at her mother’s residence.

Dippolito is charged with hiring an undercover Boynton Beach police officer to kill her husband Michael in 2009.

She was convicted in 2011, but an appeals court ordered a new trial, over the way jurors were selected.

In arguing for a recognizance release, Dippolito’s attorneys cited the hung jury in Dippolito’s latest trial. The judge’s voluntary poll of jurors revealed a three-three split.

Alternate jurors, contacted by CBS12 and other media, also indicated a reluctance to convict.

During trial, Dippolito’s attorneys repeatedly accused Boynton Beach Police of violating procedures and ethics in conducting the investigation.

Immediately after the mistrial was declared, prosecutors announced they intend to take the case to trial again.

A status hearing is set for later this week.

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