Opening statements begin in Winkler trial

Jurors hear opening statements in the murder trial of a preacher's wife accused of killing her husband.

Attorneys took three days to find 16 jurors in Selmer, Tenn., a small town where most people are familiar with Mary Winkler. All the jurors will listen to testimony, but only 12 will deliberate at the end.

The jurors will be sequestered at a local hotel away from the heavy media coverage. Winkler's 31-year-old husband was found shot to death in the church parsonage in March 2006.

Mary Winkler was arrested one day later on the Alabama coast with their three young daughters.

AP Photo courtsey of ohn David Mercer


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