Elizabeth Holmes, founding father of Theranos Inc., exits federal court docket in San Jose, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021.
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SAN JOSE, Calif. — The 12 jurors presiding over Elizabeth Holmes’ prison trial left the San Jose courthouse early on Thursday afternoon, and will not return till Monday morning.
The jury has now been deliberating for about 22 hours over the course of three full days, however has but to come back to an settlement on a verdict. They snuck out a again entrance with out rationalization on Thursday, reasonably than taking the elevators, that are seen to reporters and others within the courtroom.
Choose Edward Davila handed the jury the case final Friday afternoon, following a three-month trial that featured 32 witnesses, principally referred to as by the prosecution. Jurors requested Davila on Tuesday if they may take directions house with them, however he denied their request, telling the courtroom that “all deliberations should happen solely within the jury deliberation room.”
Earlier on Thursday, the jury requested to hearken to audio that they’d beforehand heard throughout the trial of Holmes and her conversations with some buyers. Holmes arrived on the courthouse for the jury query, and was joined by her mother and her accomplice, Billy Evans.
Holmes, 37, is charged with 9 counts of wire fraud and two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. She was the first witness in her protection. Holmes, who pleaded not responsible, faces as much as 20 years in jail if convicted.
The jury is off for the Christmas vacation weekend and can return at 8:30 a.m. PT on Monday.
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