facebook
twitter
search
search

Kilpatrick jurors bugged by insects

Jan. 16, 2013 at 3:16 PM

DETROIT, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Jurors in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick are complaining about bug bites inside federal court.

U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds asked lawyers and defendants in the case Wednesday if they had also been bitten, saying, "Some of the jurors have had problems getting bitten by, maybe a fly, or jumping insect."

She then had the jury room sprayed for insects, The Detroit News reported.

"I guess it's funny. At least you're laughing about it," she later said.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Small plane crash kills two near Dallas
Justice Department investigating airlines for alleged price fixing
Nicholas Winton, "England's Schindler," dies at 106
Pilot in Taiwan plane crash shut down wrong engine, black boxes show
Eurozone leader says no more talks with Greece before Sunday vote