Jury Selection Begins Monday in Sanders Trial

class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-39435″ src=”http://klax-tv.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/sanderstrial.jpg” alt=”sanderstrial” width=”168″ height=”225″ />Jury selection is to begin Monday in Alexandria Federal Court for the capital murder trial of Thomas Steven Sanders.

Sanders is accused of killing 12-year-old Lexis Roberts, whose body was found in Catahoula Parish in October 2010. Her mother’s body was found about a month later in Arizona.

Prosecutors are asking for the death penalty.

Sanders is accused of shooting the young girl and then cutting her throat.

KLAX ABC 31 News 8/15/14