Jury Selection Begins Monday in Sanders Trial

sanderstrialJury 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