Jurors take a sick day
“We have an issue,” he said. “Three jurors have the flu… [it] seems to be making its way through the jury room.”
Concerned over their ability to remain focused and attentive, Molloy asked the jurors how they were holding up. “If you do not feel that you can go forward you need to tell me,” he said, noting that their attention was vital to fairly trying the case.
One juror, a woman with a black shirt and glasses, slowly raised her hand. Though not visibly ill, she made it clear that she could not carry on. “I feel like I’m going to throw up,” she said.
Molloy dismissed the jurors until 8:30 Thursday morning. The attorneys for both sides said they intended to return to court this afternoon at 3:30 to discuss the testimony of Dr. Alan Whitehouse.
–Kyle Lehman (posted 2:00)