BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- Jurors in southwestern Illinois are poised to begin hearing testimony in the case of a St. Louis man accused in the 2005 stabbing deaths of three people at a Belleville beauty salon.
Opening statements were expected Monday in the first-degree murder trial of Darrell Lane.
Twelve jurors and four alternates were selected last week.
Twenty-one-year-old Lane is accused of killing 62-year-old Michael Cooney and two of his clients, 82-year-old Dorothy Bone and her sister, 79-year-old Doris Fischer, in Cooney's home-based salon.
Lane has pleaded not guilty and remains jailed.
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