Milwaukee man who killed his family reports for jury duty - WKOW 27: Madison, WI Breaking News, Weather and Sports

Milwaukee man who killed his family reports for jury duty

Posted: Updated:

MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- A man who murdered his wife and two young children 27 years ago has reported for jury duty in Milwaukee County.

In 1987, Keith Kalota was found not guilty by reason of mental disease after stabbing his wife Debra, 4-year-old daughter, Constance, and 2-year-old son, Jacob, in their Milwaukee home. He spent 16 years at the Mendota Mental Health Institute in Madison before he was released.

Because Kalota was never convicted of a felony he says he was told he could serve as a juror. He was among 28 other potential jurors in a firearm silencer possession trial this week.

The Journal Sentinel reports that both the defense attorney and the prosecutor asked that Kalota be eliminated as a potential juror.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WKOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Anna Engelhart at 608-661-2767. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.