ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A spokesperson for St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob Mcculloch says that office is still investigating whether a Michael Brown grand juror leaked information.
A tweet sent Wednesday said “I know someone sitting on the grand jury of this case. There isn’t enough at this point to warrant an arrest.”
That twitter account was deleted shortly after the post. Late Thursday afternoon, CNN spoke to the Twitter account holder who said her account had been hacked in the past and she thought she had deleted the account. Prominent St. Louis Attorney Chet Pleban says he would be surprised if a grand jury member would actually leak information.
“Because there is only 9 of 12 required for a vote of true bill or to vote an indictment, that they can proceed with a lesser number than 12 as long as you have a quorum of at least nine.” said attorney Chet Pleban.
Pleban says if the leak did taint the whole grand jury process, then a new panel might have to start over again. But, Pleban believes that is unlikely.