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Juror names in Chauvin trial released

Defense attorney Eric Nelson and former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin on April 19, 2021. Photo: Courtroom Video. Defense attorney Eric Nelson and former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin on April 19, 2021.

Updated: November 01, 2021 06:28 PM
Created: November 01, 2021 11:37 AM

The names of the jurors who convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin have been released.

Chauvin was sentenced in April to 22 ½  years in prison for murdering George Floyd.

Most of the jurors have remained anonymous since the trial. 

Derek Chauvin trial: Who are the jurors?

Last week, more came forward after a judge ruled their names could be released.

The list of juror names (including alternates) now publicly available are:

  • Joseph Tillman, a 27-year-old man from Minneapolis
  • Journee Howard, a 24-year-old woman from Minneapolis
  • Tyler Burkhardt (Jury Foreperson), a 30-year-old man from Minneapolis
  • Abel Sessofia, a 38-year-old man from St. Louis Park
  • Nicole Spader, a 50-year-old woman from Mound
  • Brandon Mitchell, a 31-year-old man from Minneapolis
  • Jodi Doud, a 53-year-old woman from Plymouth
  • Tossa Edorh, a 49-year-old man from Brooklyn Park
  • Tiffany Schultz, a 43-year-old woman from Shorewood
  • Kelly Tapper, a 54-year-old woman from Edina
  • Sherri Hardeman, a 67-year-old woman from Golden Valley
  • Kelly Preston, a 45-year-old woman from Plymouth
  • Lisa Christensen (alternate), a 55-year-old woman from Brooklyn Center
  • Nicole Williams (alternate), a 28-year-old woman from Hanover

Shortly after the verdict, juror Brandon Mitchell sat down for a one-on-one interview with KSTP's Brandi Powell. View that interview below:

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