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El Chapo's Trial Sees 27 Jurors Dismissed — Some For The Most Bizarre Reasons

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Published on November 8, 2018 - Duration: 00:53s

El Chapo's Trial Sees 27 Jurors Dismissed — Some For The Most Bizarre Reasons

A 12-person jury has been confirmed for the trial of drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzman.

But 27 out of the 60 potential jurors had to be dismissed, some for bizarre reasons.

US District Judge Brian Cogan is overseeing jury selection, and made public why people had been dismissed during selection which lasted from Monday to Wednesday.

One man, who reportedly asked the court clerk to help him get El Chapo's autograph, was dismissed on Monday because he admitted: "I'm a bit of a fan.

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El Chapo's Trial Sees 27 Jurors Dismissed — Some For The Most Bizarre Reasons

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