Jury of 12 plus 4 alternates picked in Mahnomen deputy shooting trial
CROOKSTON - With two jurors selected today, the panel of 16 sought by the judge for the trial of Thomas Fairbanks was reached. Opening arguments are expected to begin Wednesday, a week later than Minnesota District Judge Jeff Remick initially had hoped.
During last-minute pre-trial motions that went into the evening, defense attorney Jim Austad sought another change of venue. Remick denied his motion.
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