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Trial begins for Bahama man

Posted August 17, 2009

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— Jury selection began Monday in the case of a Bahama man charged with killing a Durham car dealer in 2006.

Robert Watson, 35, of 9813 Wilkins Road, pleaded not guilty to murder, kidnapping and robbery in the  death of James Morris.

An employee found Morris, 77, dead at Growing Motors, his used-car business on North Roxboro Road, on May 12, 2006. Police later found a car that had been stolen from the dealership in Bahama.