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The jury was dismissed as they were deliberating the fate of Joseph Cousin (left), a 20-year-old Dorchester man.
The jury was dismissed as they were deliberating the fate of Joseph Cousin (left), a 20-year-old Dorchester man. (Pool File Photo) Pool File Photo

Persad case juror regrets acquittal

Says panel faced racial pressure

By Donovan Slack
Globe Staff / December 28, 2004

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One of the jurors who acquitted a defendant in the slaying of 10-year-old Trina Persad said he will regret his decision for the rest of his life. The juror, who declined to be named for fear of retribution, said a member of the jury polarized the group along racial lines and made him question his "own better judgment" while ramming ... (Full article: 892 words)

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