HOULTON, Maine (AP) - A juror in the trial of a Maine man accused of killing a boy and two men has been dismissed after trying to shake the prosecutor's hand and telling him he was doing a "good job."
The juror was dismissed on Wednesday, a day after a Standish man was charged with jury tampering for telling one of the jurors to "hang" the defendant.
Thayne Ormsby, who's using an insanity defense, is charged in the killings of Jeffrey Ryan, his 10-year-old son, Jesse, and a family friend, Jason Dehahn, in the June 2010 killings in Amity, in northern Maine.
The juror who was dismissed was an alternate. After the judge dismissed him, the juror said he simply wanted to congratulate Deputy Attorney William Stokes for doing a good job.
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