Judge declines to rule in custody battle between Senate candidate Parnell, estranged wife

PITTSBURGH — A judge declined to issue a ruling in a heated custody battle between U.S. Senate candidate Sean Parnell and his estranged wife.

Parnell took the stand Tuesday on the final day of testimony.

Last week, Parnell’s ex-wife accused him of hitting two of their three kids.

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Both parents were fighting for primary custody of their three children.

The judge on the case said he had too much to consider to make a ruling following court proceedings on Tuesday.