Nine Jurors Selected Today In Sandusky Case

Nine of sixteen jurors (twelve, plus four alternates) were selected today at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte for the upcoming Jerry Sandusky trial. Here is some background information on the first nine:

Juror #1 –  A middle-aged Caucasian woman. Works at Walmart, mother of two.

Juror #2 – A 24 year old male student. His father worked for Penn State.

Juror #3 – A middle-aged woman, had Penn State season tickets since the 1970s. Her husband also works in John McQueary’s (Mike’s father) former medical practice.

Juror #4 – A middle-aged white male who is an engineer from State College.

Juror #5 – A 2003 Penn State graduate and a male science teacher at Bellefonte Area High school.

Juror #6 – A Caucasian female in her 20’s who “doesn’t watch news or know anything about this case at all.”

Juror #7 – A Penn State senior. He was wearing a Penn State archery t-shirt in court today. 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 #9 – A Caucasian female in her 70’s. She is a retired school bus driver who wants to “help kids.”

Jury selection will resume tomorrow at 8:30 am. Judge Cleland expects to have the entire jury seated by tomorrow, but the trial will not start until Monday, June 11 at the earliest.

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