After sending a man to prison last Friday for burning a young boy, two jurors tried to leave the courthouse with evidence stuffed in their pockets, state District Judge Angus McGinty revealed Thursday during a post-trial hearing.
Now the jurors could find themselves in hot water for the alleged souvenirs of their civic duty.
McGinty convened the hearing Thursday to inform attorneys that one of the photos, a defense exhibit depicting the boy in the hospital, was still missing but has been ordered returned. Without all evidence preserved, the appellate process could get hairy, he said.
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