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Jury selection underway in 2008 Bossier City triple murder case

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On Trial: Robert McCoy On Trial: Robert McCoy
BOSSIER PARISH, LA (KSLA) -

Jury selection will get underway Thursday morning in the murder trial of three people killed in Bossier City back in 2008.

The suspect on trial, Robert McCoy.

Bossier City Police say McCoy shot and killed his estranged wife's mother (Christine Colston-Young), stepfather (Willie Young), and son (Greg Colston) in their Bossier City home, located in the Patricia Plaza Housing Complex.

It it believed by investigators that McCoy was searching for his wife, Yolanda McCoy and his daughter.

A tip led police to his arrest four days following those murders. If convicted, McCoy could face the death penalty.

KSLA News 12 will be following this trial closely so be sure to stay tuned on air and online for updates.


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