Our friend Ryan Beckler of OnwardState.com brings us today’s updates from the Jerry Sandusky trial jury selection. All 12 jurors plus four alternates have been chosen. Eight have ties to Penn State.
And they are…
Juror #2 - A 24 year old male student. His father worked for Penn State.
Juror #7 – A Penn State senior. He was wearing a Penn State archery t-shirt in court yesterday. He works at an athletic facility on campus and had a cousin on the football team.
Juror #8 - A Caucasian male in his late 60′s or early 70′s. He is a retired Penn State professor.
Juror #10 – A Caucasian female in her 50s with light brown hair, works for Penn State as an administrative assistant.
Juror #11 – A female in her 30s, dance instructor at PSU with young son. She said yes when Amendola asked if she “realizes children don’t always tell the truth.”
Juror #12 – A white female in her 50s or 60s, PSU professor of 24 years. Worked on a committee for six years with Graham Spanier and Rodney Erickson. She has sons ages 14 and 16. Jerry Sandusky gave her commencement speech.
Juror #13 (Alternate Juror #1) – A woman in her 30s, graduated from Penn State in 2007.
Juror #15 (Alternate Juror #3) – A male in his 50s. Graduated from Penn State and frequently attends PSU football games. He smiled when Jerry Sandusky entered the room.
We bolded jurors number 12 and 15 because… well, yeah.
via Onward State