Jury for Doolittle deaths to be chosen in Jacksonville

Published: Mar. 19, 2012 at 8:37 AM EDT|Updated: Mar. 23, 2012 at 8:37 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON,NC (WECT)-The trial of Thomas Grooms, 63 years old, starts Monday in Jacksonville. Grooms is charged with two counts of second degree murder and driving while impaired.

According to state troopers Grooms hit and killed Ronald Doolittle and his 17 year old son Trey last April. The Doolittle's were riding their bicycles on River Road early on a Sunday morning.

Because the case was highly publicized the jury will be chosen in Jacksonville, NC and bused to Wilmington everyday for the trial.

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