Jury Selection Slow In Kansas Capital Murder Case

By: AP- Posted by Taylor Williamson
By: AP- Posted by Taylor Williamson

GREAT BEND, Kan. (AP) _ Opening statements are now expected
Thursday in the trial of a central Kansas man accused of killing a
14-year-old girl and burning her body at the asphalt plant where he
worked.

Thirty-eight-year-old Adam Longoria, of Great Bend, could face
life in prison without parole if he's convicted of capital murder
in the death of Alicia DeBolt in August 2010.

Questioning of prospective jurors in Barton County District
Court began Monday and will continue Wednesday.

Court adjourned Tuesday with six people still needed for the
final pool from which 12 jurors and two alternates will be drawn.

The court wants 42 people in the pool before attorneys exercise
their right to dismiss prospective jurors without having to give a
reason.


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