The suite life of a sequestered Sanford jury
The Seminole County Court has offered counseling to the six women who sat on the jury that acquitted George Zimmerman of second degree murder and manslaughter in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. But before the verdict that exonerated the former neighborhood watch volunteer in the shooting of the unarmed Miami teen, it turns out the sequestered jurors weren’t exactly living in isolation.
According to a Seminole County Sheriff’s Office news release, the jury enjoyed some creature comforts while they were away from their families for 22 nights, from June 21st through Saturday night, July 13th, as they stayed at the Marriott Hotel in Lake Mary, Florida, near Sanford. The quotes are taken directly from the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office press release dated July 17, 2013.