DEL NORTE, Colo. (AP) — Jury selection begins Wednesday in Del Norte in the trial of double homicide suspect Daniel Bessey.
The Alamosa Valley Courier reports that jury selection was moved to the Knights of Columbus hall in Del Norte to accommodate more people.READ MORE: Contractors Say CDOT Is Hiding Costs Of Big Contracts With Out-Of-State Companies
Bessey is charged with murder in the 2012 deaths of 54-year-old elementary school custodian John Salazar and 29-year-old Sarah Beasley, who shared a home with Salazar.READ MORE: 'If Roots Don't Get Moisture, They Die': Experts Say To Water Landscaping As Colorado Faces Abnormal Warm And Dry Spell
Prosecutors say Bessey had once been in a relationship with Beasley and was living in Saguache, south of Monte Vista, at the time of the shootings.MORE NEWS: Booking Booster Shots Proves Challenging For Some Coloradans
Bessey was arrested last year in Oklahoma.