NEW YORK (CNN/Money) -
The judge in the corruption trial of ex-Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski declared a mistrial Friday after after a juror thought to be holding out for acquittal received what was being called a coercive letter.
|A courtroom artist's sketch of the jurors in the trial.
Following are descriptions of the jurors who deliberated in the corruption trial of former Tyco executives Dennis Kozlowski and Mark Swartz, according to Reuters.
Juror No. 1 -- Black female, 60s
Former employee at Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. In response to a question about her hobbies she said, "nothing."
Juror No. 2 -- Black male, 30s
Said during closed-door jury screening that he had not read anything about the case. Carried a New York Daily News during that session, had not noticed any stories in that paper about the case. Likes to cook.
Juror No. 3 -- White male, 30s
Former Eastman Kodak Co. employee. Likes to play handball and tennis. Said in jury screening when asked if he remembered anything he's heard about Tyco: "An expensive shower curtain, but nothing else."
Juror No. 4 -- White female, 60s
Retired lawyer and teacher who went to law school when she was 54. Never practiced criminal law. Had never heard of Tyco before getting called, though she had heard of the Tyco toy company. Likes to paint, play bridge and spend time with her grandkids. Swims every day.
Juror No. 5 -- White male, 30s; originally an alternate
Juror No. 6 -- White male, 20s
Docket clerk for Kenyon and Kenyon, an intellectual property firm, and a paramedic. Said he had wanted to go to medical school but liked being a paramedic more. Has two sons.
Juror No. 7 -- Black male, 30s; replaced sick juror
Juror No. 8 -- Black male, 20s
Accountant for law firm. Came to New York to study theater and acting but got a temp job at Ernst and Young and that career took off. Goes to theater, reads bios of famous African Americans. Said he'd have no problem with a CEO earning $100 million a year "if the money was earned legally and honestly."
Juror No. 9 -- White male, 30s
Said during closed-door screening that he knew something about the case, allegations of "extravagance" and something about a shower curtain and an umbrella stand. Consultant for small banks that did work for PricewaterhouseCoopers, the accounting firm that audited Tyco's books. Likes reality TV.
Juror No. 10 -- Black male, 30s
Studying to get his nursing license and wants to be nurse anesthesiologist. Likes to work out and cook. Did a stint in the Army and National Guard in 1980s and 90s.
Juror No. 11 -- White male, 30s
Writer for Sports Illustrated, previously an investment banker for two years at Goldman Sachs, "just long enough to decide I wanted to be a sports writer," a remark that got big laughs from other prospective jurors. Spends time watching sports, read crime stories and legal thrillers. As to any CEO's big salary, " I would have no problem if the company is earning a lot of profit and he can take credit for it."
Juror No. 12 -- White female, 40s
Salesperson. Former English and journalism major in college with two teenage sons. "I do feel that when you're given much, much is expected of you," she said when asked about Kozlowski's wealth. "Hopefully, the company is benefiting."