Jury selection for Parkland school shooter's penalty trial halted after potential juror made victims wear T-shirts
Jury selection in the death penalty trial of Parkland school shooter Nicolas Cruz was hit hard on Monday when...
.....when a potential juror's T-shirt honoring the victims sacked his entire group of 10.
Cruz has already pleaded guilty to killing 17 people and injuring 17 others on Valentine's Day 2018 in the US.
' Deadliest high school shooting. He also apologized to the families in an October court appearance.
The 19-year-old Parkland school shooter is undergoing a penal trial whether he will receive the death penalty or prison.
According to the Associated Press, the juror, a 58-year-old high school teacher, was separated from another group
Because of his claim that a medical condition would prevent him from sitting for long periods of time.
She told Cruise's chief public defender, Melissa McNeill, that she had not spoken to the other jurors,
But they all had seen his shirt. After he left his room, the defense and prosecutors agreed that
The T-shirt could become an issue if Cruz receives the death penalty and appeals.
The watchdog said that the officers guarding the court room were instructed to...
.....they forbid anyone else in a similar dress from entering the jury room.
There are three phases of jury selection, which started seven weeks ago, and this is the second phase,
During which 400 out of 1,900 originally asked for availability are being screened.