Opening statements to begin in Courtney Lockhart trial

AUBURN, AL (WBRC) - Opening statements are expected to begin on Friday in the murder trial of Courtney Lockhart.

Lockhart is charged with capital murder in the 2008 kidnapping and killing of Auburn University student Lauren Burke.

Defense attorneys and prosecutors have tried all week to seat a jury. The judge hearing the case hopes to complete that process Friday and begin opening statements.

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