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Published August 10, 2011, 02:23 PM

Fairbanks Murder Trial: Total number of jurors seated up to 9

Crookston, ND (WDAZ TV) - 1-juror was chosen today in the Thomas Fairbanks murder trial in Crookston.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

It brings the total of jurors seated to 9. The goal is 15, including alternates.

Fairbanks is charged with shooting Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey in February of

2009. Dewey died a year ago yesterday, from complications to his injuries.

Once a jury is seated, the trial likely will take up to 3-weeks before the jury begins deliberations.