WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) – Twelve jurors have been selected in the trial of an anti-government survivalist charged in the 2014 ambush slaying of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys picked three jurors Thursday to complete the main panel and still have six alternates to select. The jury will weigh capital murder charges against 33-year-old Eric Frein.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Clear Skies, Sunny Sunday
Frein is charged with killing Cpl. Bryon Dickson II and critically wounding Trooper Alex Douglass in a late-night attack outside the Blooming Grove barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania. Frein led authorities on a 48-day manhunt in the Pocono Mountains before his capture by U.S. Marshals.
He could face a death sentence if he’s convicted.READ MORE: Former Steelers Player Ryan Switzer Asking For Prayers After Infant Son Diagnosed With COVID-19, Set To Face Surgery
Because of heavy pretrial publicity, jury selection has been taking place in the Philadelphia suburbs.Rocker, TV And Radio Host Michael Stanley Dies At 72
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