Jury deliberates punitive damages for Alex Jones in Sandy Hook defamation suit | CNN Business

The jurors began deliberating around 12:30 pm CT on Friday, after Judge Maya Guerra Gamble reminded them that in a default judgment against him Jones was already found liable for defamation and “intentional infliction of emotional distress” against Lewis’ parents, Scarlett Lewis and Neil Heslin.In an emotional closing argument Friday, Lewis and Heslin’s attorney Wesley Todd Ball said to the jury, “We ask that you send a very very simple message, and that is, stop Alex Jones. Stop the monetization of misinformation and lies. Please.”Ball urged the jurors to “deter Alex Jones from ever doing this awfulness again” and “to deter others who may want to step into his

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