Murder trial begins for Chapman in Marion County

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WDTV)-- UPDATE
According to reports, opening statements were held Monday, during the trial.

Witnesses also began to take the stand for the state.


ORIGINAL STORY

Jury selection started Monday in Marion County for the trial of a man accused of murder back in November of 2016.

Oscar Chapman faces a charge of first-degree murder in the death of Malcolm Whitted from Detroit, Michigan.

The home invasion incident happened on Watson Avenue. Five other people also face murder charges for the crime.