Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Death row inmate gets second trial due to Twitter-obsessed juror




Death row inmate gets second trial due to Twitter-obsessed juror
Death row inmate gets second trial due to Twitter-obsessed juror

According to a story posted by the Associated Press earlier today, the murder conviction of death row inmate Erickson Dimas-Martinez was tossed out by the Arkansas Supreme Court because juror number 2 Randy Franco posted several public Twitter updates during the trial. In addition, another juror was sleeping at the trial. Dimas-Martinez had received the death penalty for the murder of 17-year-old Derrick Jefferson as well as life in prison for aggravated robbery. ...read more..

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