Death Penalty Trial Begins in Killing of Memphis Police Officer

The trial of Tremaine Wilbourn, accused of fatally shooting Memphis Police Officer Sean Bolton in 2015, began this week, The Commercial Appeal reports. Jury selection is expected to end today, with opening arguments starting tomorrow. If convicted, Wilbourn could face the death penalty. The defendant has also been charged with having drugs in jail and will wear a shock device around his waist during the trial.
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