No verdict Thursday in Jerrod Baum double murder trial
SALT LAKE CITY – The jury deliberating the Jerrod Baum murder trial went home Thursday evening without reaching a verdict.
Deliberations will continue at 8:30 Friday morning.
The families of the victims told KSL they were disappointed and sad that a verdict wasn’t reached Thursday but they want the jury to take its time. They said they feel confident in the prosecution’s case.
Victim's aunt: "We want them to take it seriously"
Jury deliberations continue for a 2nd day in the double murder case against Jerrod Baum.
“We don’t want them to rush through it"
— Ladd Egan (@laddegan) April 14, 2022
The jury is considering a total of eight charges against Baum who is accused of stabbing and killing teenagers Riley Powell and Brelynne “Breezy” Otteston in December of 2017.
Their bodies were found in a mine shaft.
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