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Jury Selection Begins In Cannady Murder Trial

Posted August 22, 2005 7:20 a.m. EDT

— Jury selection began Monday in the trial of a man accused of killing of a Durham grandmother more than three years ago.

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  • Lois Cannady, 89, was shot to death in her home as she called 911 to report a break-in on June 6, 2002.

    Sheriff's deputies arrested and charged five men for her death.

    Gregory Lee Jr., who was 18 years old at the time of Cannady's death, is the fourth of five suspects to be tried. Two other men pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and another was found guilty of first-degree murder.

    Authorities said Lee lived across the street from Cannady.