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Ten jurors seated in first two days of murder trial


WILLMAR — Five more jurors were seated Wednesday in the Brok Junkermeier murder trial in Willmar, bringing the total to 10 chosen in two days of jury selection.

Junkermeier, 19, of Willmar, is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the July 2013 death of Lila Warwick, 79, of Willmar.

Warwick’s body was found the afternoon of July 29 in the basement of her home just outside Willmar. According to court records, she had been strangled and stabbed.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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