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Jury selection begins in trial of Marcus Short

Posted at 7:35 AM, Jan 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-08 08:36:30-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV)  — Jury selection is underway for murder defendant Marcus Short, who is accused of trying to bribe a juror during his first trial in Omaha. Six people, Short included were charged in the jury tampering scheme, which happened in May.

Short is on trial for two first-degree murder charges for shooting and killing Deprecia Neelon and Garion Johnson over a two-day stretch in August of 2015.