Post by darkstar3 on Jan 27, 2011 2:04:47 GMT
JURY SET FOR TRIAL OF SINGER
Miami Public Library – Florida Collection
August 15 1970
A four man, two women jury of middle aged Dade Countians was sworn in
Friday to hear the case of rock singer, Jim Morrison, the bearded 26 year idol of the New Generation.
The trial of the Doors’ singer on charges of lewd scheduled to begin at 10:30am Monday with opening statements from state and defense lawyers.
The jury, accepted Friday after two days of questioning includes:
FOUR MEN –
John Cone, a former army cooks and currently a machinery worker.
Herbert Franks, a tile setter for a flooring company.
Karl Beidi, a mechanic with 23 years of service in the Coast Guard
William Bowen, a 1950 graduate of Ohio State University and an elementary school art teacher.
Elaine Hemperly, a Miami Beach housewife with a 23 year old son and a 30 year old daughter.
Audrey Tompkins, a housewife and former insurance underwriter.