Juror dismissed from Akron slain officer trial

Posted at 3:50 PM, Oct 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-01 15:50:30-04

One of the jurors in the Kenan Ivery trial for the murder of off-duty Akron Police Officer Justin Winebrenner was removed from jury due to improper contact outside of court, Summit County Common Pleas Judge Alison McCarty told our partners at

Judge McCarty said the man contacted a woman who attended the court proceedings to inquire about the romantic availability of a friend of her's even though the juror was specifically instructed not to contact anyone involved in the trial. 

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