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The jury forewoman, whose name was not published by NBC News, said Cosby’s future weighed heavily on the minds of the jurors throughout their deliberation.
According to The Detroit News, persons involved in the case—including the police chief, lead prosecutor and grand jury forewoman—cannot recall details.
Most appeared to be in their 20s or 30s, though there were several — including a woman who was the forewoman — who appeared to be middle-aged.
Deidre Howard, a sixty-one-year-old dental hygienist from St. Francisville, was the forewoman.
When the forewoman read the first verdict, Tartaglione — dressed in a gray suit and black shirt, her hair pulled back tightly in a bun — furrowed her forehead, looked down at the defense table, and wrote something down.
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: a woman who is the leader of a jury
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