It Begins: Jury Selection This Week for Accused Cop Killer's Trial

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SUMMIT COUNTY (WOIO) - Jury selection will be held this week for the capital murder trial of an accused cop killer.

Ashford Thompson, 25-years-old is charged with aggravated murder and numerous death penalty specifications for the murder of Twinsburg Police Officer Joshua Miktarian in July 2008.

Officials expect a full week for jury selection.

Opening statements are scheduled for May 24th.

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