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DNA and coverup sealed Kimberly Kessler’s fate, juror says

Kimberly Kessler in court.
News4Jax
Kimberly Kessler in court.

News4JAX on Tuesday spoke with one of the jurors about the murder trial that ended with a conviction of Kimberly Kessler in the death of her salon co-worker Joleen Cummings.

The juror said it was not a hard decision and that after she heard critical pieces of evidence, she knew Kessler was guilty.

Jurors have been released to speak publicly sincethe verdict in the trial of Kessleron Dec. 9. The juror who spoke to News4JAX on Tuesday did so on the condition of anonymity.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner News4Jax.

Originally from Washington state, Johnson moved to Jacksonville in late 2002 to work for WJXT.