In this May 19, 2017, file photo, Brooke Covington, right, a member of the Word of Faith Fellowship church in Spindle, N.C., leaves a hearing at Rutherford County Courthouse, background, in Rutherfordton, N.C., accompanied by an attorney, Joshua Valentine, left, and her husband, Kent Covington. A man has been charged with harassing the jury that is deliberating in the trial of Brooke Covington, a North Carolina minister accused of beating a congregant to expel his “homosexual demons.†The man apparently made a comment Tuesday, June 6, 2017, to the jurors in a hallway that they needed to reach a verdict. Deliberations began Monday, June 5. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File)
In this May 19, 2017, file photo, Brooke Covington, right, a member of the Word of Faith Fellowship church in Spindle, N.C., leaves a hearing at Rutherford County Courthouse, background, in Rutherfordton, N.C., accompanied by an attorney, Joshua Valentine, left, and her husband, Kent Covington. A man has been charged with harassing the jury that is deliberating in the trial of Brooke Covington, a North Carolina minister accused of beating a congregant to expel his “homosexual demons.†The man apparently made a comment Tuesday, June 6, 2017, to the jurors in a hallway that they needed to reach a verdict. Deliberations began Monday, June 5. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File) Kathy Kmonicek AP
In this May 19, 2017, file photo, Brooke Covington, right, a member of the Word of Faith Fellowship church in Spindle, N.C., leaves a hearing at Rutherford County Courthouse, background, in Rutherfordton, N.C., accompanied by an attorney, Joshua Valentine, left, and her husband, Kent Covington. A man has been charged with harassing the jury that is deliberating in the trial of Brooke Covington, a North Carolina minister accused of beating a congregant to expel his “homosexual demons.†The man apparently made a comment Tuesday, June 6, 2017, to the jurors in a hallway that they needed to reach a verdict. Deliberations began Monday, June 5. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File) Kathy Kmonicek AP

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