Jury selection underway for man accused of killing 11-year-old

INVERNESS, AL (WBRC) - Jury selection continues for a Shelby County man accused of killing an eleven-year-old girl who was in his care.

37-year-old Ryan Gerald Russell is accused in the shooting death of Katherine Helen Gillespie. Gillespie was related to Russell and living with him in a home on Kerry Downs Road.

Prosecutors say Russell shot and killed Gillespie in June of 2008 and stuffed her body in a trash can.

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