DISMISSAL DURING TRIAL OF SOME CHARGES AGAINST SINGLE DEFENDANT
At the start of the trial, one of the charges against (Def)_______________ was (initial charge)_______________. That charge is no longer before you. (Def)_______________ is now on trial only for the charge[s] of (remaining charge[s])_______________.
Do not guess or speculate as to the reason why the (initial charge)_______________ charge is no longer before you, and do not let that influence your verdict as to the charge[s] that [is] [are] before you.