First jury trial in the Crossroads since the pandemic began ends in mistrial

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas- The first jury trial in the Crossroads since the start of the pandemic at the DeWitt County Courthouse concludes in a mistrial.

The DeWitt County District Clerk confirms one juror stated their employer had called during lunchtime to let him or her know that they had tested positive for COVID-19.
The juror then came into the courtroom and told Judge Marr and the attorneys in the trial.
The trial had to be dismissed. The case is now set for trial on October 19th. Another 250 jurors are being pulled for the trial.

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