Jury Selection Starts in Shaw Dorm Death
Posted November 5, 2000 6:00 a.m. EST
RALEIGH — Jury selection begins today for the trial of three Shaw University students in the jumping death of a fellow student.
Meyun Donnell,25; Robert Smith,24; and Ronnie Wilson, 29; are charged with involuntary manslaughter in death of Antwan Merritt.
Merritt, who was 18, jumped from an 8th floor dorm during a fight last November. He died six hours later from injuries.
Two others, Curtis S. Wilson and Tyrone D. Hoy, will be tried separately.