Trial in Gov. Whitmer kidnapping plot to resume Thursday
The trial was paused because someone essential to the trial had tested positive for COVID-19.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WILX) - The trial for the men accused of plotting to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer will resume in the U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan on Thursday.
This comes after the trial took a pause because someone essential to the trial had tested positive for COVID-19.
Adam Fox, Barry Croft Junior, Daniel Harris, and Brandon Caserta are charged with planning to kidnap Gov. Whitmer. The trial, which began last Wednesday, is being held in Grand Rapids.
A pool of prospective jurors was drawn from 22 counties from just below the Grand Rapids metro area to the tip of the Lower Peninsula.
Of that pool, eleven women and seven men were selected to the jury with six serving as alternates.
Authorities in state court are separately prosecuting eight men who are accused of aiding the group.
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