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7.26.04

Jury selection: slow going

Prosecutors in the Paul Cummings trial predict it will be another two weeks before a jury is selected.  Af ter a full week, prosecutors have selected only three jurors to decide whether Cummings is guilty of murdering his neighbor, Jane Head.

In a court document, Cummings confessed to the crime, but his lawyers apparently will try to convince the jury Cummings doesn't deserve the death penalty.

Opening arguments at the New Hanover County Courthouse should begin early next month. Stay with News 6 for coverage from inside the courtroom.

Reported By Nicole Konkal

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