Tomorrow’s highly anticipating sentencing of former New York Police Officer Peter Liang for the death of Akai Gurley has been postponed while the judge decides whether to declare a mistrial, reports DNAinfo.
Juror Michael Vargas, 62, failed to mention during jury questioning his dad served prison time for accidentally killing someone.
Vargas was questioned today by Liang’s attorney Paul Shectman in the New York courtroom of Judge Danny Chun.
The juror said he was estranged from his father, didn’t really have a relationship with him and didn’t know for certain that he served time.
Vargas countered with a Facebook post from Vargas in January of a picture of him as a child with his father.
Vargas is scheduled to be cross examined tomorrow.
Sentencing is set for April 19.
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