Clint Loehrlein’s murder conviction overturned

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INDIANA (WEHT) In March 2019, Clint Loehrlein convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife and attacking his adult twin daughters. That conviction has now been overturned.

The reason? According to the appeals court, “juror misconduct.”

The juror was the forewoman during Loehrlein’s trial, and was also a licensed attorney.

According to the appeals court record, on the jury questionnaire, the forewoman answered “N/A” to the question, ” Have you, any of your immediate family members, or a close friend been charged with or convicted of a crime? If yes, who, when, what & where:”

It was later discovered that the juror had been charged with domestic battery in the past. That charge was later dismissed. The juror also admitted she had been the victim of domestic abuse.

A re-trial has been ordered by the Indiana Court of Appeals.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 21, 2020)

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