Winfield trial jury deliberations enter second day

ALPENA — Jurors in the sex assault trial of former Alpena Public Schools teacher Heather Winfield left the courthouse at 5 p.m. Wednesday, suspending deliberations after eight hours of examining voluminous evidence and witness testimony.

Winfield faces accusations of sexually assaulting a former student when he was between 11 and 13 years old. She faces up to life in prison.

The News does not identify alleged survivors of sexual assault.

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The jury began deliberations early Wednesday morning on the 12th day of the trial. They were expected to resume deliberations at 8:30 a.m. today in Alpena’s 26th Circuit Court.

Check back for updates.

Julie Riddle can be reached at 989-358-5693, jriddle@thealpenanews.com or on Twitter @jriddleX.


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