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Update: Three jurors seated on Junkermeier jury Wednesday morning in Willmar, Minn.


WILLMAR — Three jurors, one man and two women, were seated Wednesday morning in the first-degree murder trial of Brok Junkermeier.

Junkermeier is accused in the strangulation and stabbing death of Lila Warwick, 79, in July 2013 at her home just outside Willmar.

Jury selection began Tuesday. As of noon Wednesday, eight jurors had been seated. Jury selection will continue Wednesday afternoon.

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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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