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Jury selection nears finish in Levy slaying

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The judge and attorneys in the Chandra Levy murder trial narrowed the field of potential jurors to 41 Thursday, and they expected to complete the job Friday of picking 16 people to hear the case.

D.C. Superior Court Judge Gerald Fisher and the attorneys spent about three hours interviewing the last of about 50 potential jurors. On Friday, the defense and prosecution will each get a chance to remove as many as 12 jurors as a panel of 12 jurors and four alternates is chosen to hear the case.

Opening statements in the trial of Ingmar Guandique are scheduled to start Monday.


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By Washington Post Editors  | October 21, 2010; 10:09 PM ET
Categories:  Chandra Levy, From the Courthouse, Homicide, Keith L. Alexander, The District, Updates  
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