BY MARK J. KONKOL AND NATASHA KORECKI Staff Reporters
Jurors in the trial of former governor Rod Blagojevich overwhelmingly wanted to send his brother home a free man -- voting nine to three in favor of acquittal, one member of the jury said today. But the former governor "was lucky'' that he wasn't convicted on more counts, the juror said.
That juror, John Grover of Joliet, said in an interview this afternoon that prosecutors shouldn't put the Robert Blagojevich through another trial.
"I sat there for days and days and days and days and never heard his name mentioned," the disabled vet said.
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