DUI guilty verdict in Heat dancer’s death clouded by allegations of anti-gay bias on jury

 
 
Nancy Lopez-Ruiz.
Nancy Lopez-Ruiz.
DAVID ALVAREZ / MIAMI HEAT

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A Fort Lauderdale insurance executive was found guilty Wednesday of two counts of DUI manslaughter in the 2010 death of Miami Heat dancer Nancy Lopez-Ruiz.

But the all-male jury’s decision, reached after more than 10 hours of deliberation over two days, was quickly overshadowed by allegations made Tuesday after an alternate juror was dismissed from the case.

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