I guess the last thing you want if you are on trial for murder is to have a redneck juror.
A man was on trial for murder in Tennessee and if he was convicted, he would almost certainly get the electric chair.
The man’s brother was trying to find a way that he might get him off and when he found out that there was a redneck juror, he thought it would be worth trying to bribe him.
He told the redneck that he would be paid $10,000 if he could convince the rest of the jury to reduce the charge to manslaughter.
Well, the case went to court and the jury listened to the cases for the prosecution and the defence.
The jury also listened to the testimonies of a number of witnesses.
Having heard all the evidence from both sides, the judge sent the jury off to make a decision.
Well, the jury was out an entire week and when they returned, they found the man guilty with a verdict of manslaughter.
After the trial, the man’s brother went to the redneck’s home, told him what a great job he had done and paid him the $10,000 that he had been promised.
The redneck replied that it hadn’t been easy to convince the rest of the jury to change the charge to manslaughter, they all wanted to let him go.
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