Jury Selection to Begin in Johnston Murder Trial

Abraham Roberts (WHO-HD)

JOHNSTON, Iowa  —  Jury selection begins on Monday in the trial for a Johnston man accused of killing his girlfriend.

A pre-trial conference was held on Friday for Abraham Roberts. He is accused of shooting Agnes Yarlee inside their Johnston apartment in April. He was arrested the next day while investigators say he trying to cross the U.S. – Canada border.

Roberts is charged with first degree murder.