Jury picked for Acadia Nationwide Park homicide trial

A jury has been chosen for the homicide trial of a Portland man who police say killed his girlfriend by working her over along with his automobile in Acadia Nationwide Park.

Raymond Lester, 37, is accused of killing Nicole Mokeme, greater than 16 months in the past at Acadia’s Schoodic Institute, which is positioned at Schoodic Level on the japanese aspect of Frenchman Bay, throughout from Mount Desert Island.

A jury of 12 folks, not together with an extra 4 picked as alternates, was chosen on Tuesday, the day after jury choice within the trial started. The trial is anticipated to get below manner Wednesday morning in Ellsworth and has been scheduled to run by Thursday, Nov. 9.