Chauncey Bailey Murder Trial Begins

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A jury has tentatively been seated in the Chauncey Bailey murder trial.

Seven men and five women were chosen Monday after 18 rounds of peremptory challenges that took about 20 minutes. Five alternates were also chosen.
Lawyers for defendants Yusuf Bey IV and Antoine Mackey are now preparing to argue over prosecutor Melissa Krum’s removal of four African-Americans from the jury pool. It is unclear how long that will take.