In the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 1,373 prospective jurors filled out questionnaires to screen their backgrounds. Based on their answers, US District Judge George A. O’Toole Jr. called in some jurors for additional, in-depth questioning. Sixty-four were qualified for jury service in this case.
From this group, 10 women and eight men were selected as the 12 jurors and six alternates on March 3. Here is a breakdown of some of the answers of jurors chosen for the case as observed by Globe reporters.
|Juror||Gender||Employment||Opinion on guilt||On death penalty||Connection to Marathon bombings|
|35||Male||Mass Department of Energy||Guilty, but can stay open to arguments||Open||Donated to One Fund|
|41||Female||Executive assistant||No Determination||Open||None stated|
|83||Male||Student||Guilty, but can stay open to arguments||Open||None stated|
|102||Female||Registered nurse||No Determination||Open||None stated|
|138||Male||Local water department||No Determination||Open||None stated|
|229||Female||Social worker consultant||No Determination||Open||None stated|
|286||Female||Restaurant manager||No Determination||Open||Attended One Fund concert|
|349||Female||Clothing product development||No Determination||Open||Attended recent Marathon, has Boston Strong-related T-shirt|
|395||Female||Legal secretary||Guilty, but can stay open to arguments||Open||None stated|
|441||Male||Unemployed auditor||Open||Open||None stated|