Tainted Jury? Juror Makes Telling Statement as She Walks Into Courthouse for Deliberations

Tainted Jury? Juror Makes Telling Statement as She Walks Into Courthouse for Deliberations


As jury deliberations in the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse — the 18-year-old facing multiple charges related to the shooting of three men during the Kenosha, Wisconsin, riots in 2020 — continue, coverage of the case continues to dominate media headlines.

This has led many to wonder, why was the jury in this case not sequestered?

Those questions became more prominent following a report on Thursday indicating that at least one jury member may have been following media coverage of the trial.

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Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, a reporter for The New York Times currently covering the trial from Kenosha, reported one of the jurors as saying the “media coverage is insane.”

It is possible the juror was referring to the media coverage outside the courthouse, although Bogel-Burroughs’s reporting

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