Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial Comes to Halt Over Rumors Juror Posted on Reddit

The Aaron Hernandez double murder trial came to an abrupt halt on Wednesday after rumors that a juror posted on a Reddit board while the trial was underway or during a break. There is no confirmation that the post was authored by a juror in the case, but the judge ordered the pool cameras shut down momentarily.


Judge Locke asked jurors whether any of them or their family had been posting online about the murder trial. Reports are that the post in question appeared on the reddit/law thread, and included some of the statements below:

Today, I watched a common street thug absolutely destroy high profile attorney Jose Baez on cross. despite multiple efforts of Baez to stall regain his composure. from law

Rachel Stockman is President of Law&Crime and The Law&Crime Network. She has spent years covering courts and legal issues, and was named Atlanta Press Club's 'Rising Star' in 2014. Rachel graduated from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and Yale Law School.

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