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During Monday's jury selection, more than a half a dozen people admitted they couldn't be fair and impartial jurors in the Sydney Loofe murder trial.
Out of 45 potential jurors called forward, six of them were excused by 10:30 a.m. The jury selection process was moved to the Wilber American Legion Hall due to the large jury pool. There were 220 potential jurors present.
The selection process will continue on Tuesday and opening statements are expected to begin on Wednesday in Saline County District Court.
Before jury selection started, Aubrey Trail, 52, pleaded guilty to improper disposal of human remains, "a legally strategic move just before the start of his trial," according to the Omaha World Herald. The OWH said by pleading guilty it could mean "some grisly photos of Loofe's body" may not be shown to the jury. Trail has pleaded not guilty to a charge of first-degree murder and faces the death penalty.
The entire trial is scheduled to last at least three weeks.