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Jury Selection Begins In Lancaster Murder Trial

Posted May 5, 2003 3:54 a.m. EDT

— Jury selection began Monday in the trial of a Dunn man accused of killing his estranged wife.

According to investigators, Kenneth Byrd and his accomplice, Roswitha Morrison, shot Brenda Lancaster eight times last year and dumped her body in a drainage ditch.

Both suspects face first-degree murder charges. Morrison will be tried separately.