The following article, Worrisome Jury Intimidation Revealed in Rittenhouse Trial, was first published on Flag And Cross.
The case of Kyle Rittenhouse is undoubtedly one of the most talked-about stories in the entire nation this week, as Kenosha, Wisconsin remains on high alert for the coming of the verdict.
The emotionally-charged case has once again fueled fears of violence, no matter what the outcome of the trial is. This is another symptom of the unforgivable divide between Americans in the 21st century, and the pent-up angst of a nation that has seen normalcy largely locked down in recent months.
Now, to make matters worse, a series of incidents targeting the jurors in the case belies a dangerous new twist to the tale.
An unidentified individual was observed following a bus on Wednesday that transports the jury to and from the Kenosha County Courthouse.
That individual claimed to be with NBC – but the network spoke with police and said the person was not affiliated with them, according to Fox News’ Jiovanni Lieggi.
And this isn’t the first time that this has happened.
The development comes after the Wisconsin judge overseeing the murder trial of Kyle Rittenhouse announced last Tuesday that deputies had caught someone recording video of the jurors earlier in the day and would be taking new steps to ensure the incident did not happen again, in addition to ordering the person to delete the images.
This intimidation could prove to be a pivotal issue in the case, as a jury who fears the outcome of the trial, (including the potential doxxing of their personal information), would be unable to make a fair and just ruling.
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