Jury selection starts in Katrina burned body case

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Posted: Nov 8, 2010 9:01 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Source: Associated Press

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NEW ORLEANS - Jury selection is underway in the trial for five current or former New Orleans police officers charged in the death of a man whose burned body turned up in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath.

Former officer David Warren is charged with shooting 31-year-old Henry Glover outside a strip mall four days after Hurricane Katrina.

Lt. Dwayne Scheuermann and Officer Gregory McRae are charged with burning Glover's body in a car after he was wounded and driven to a school, police were using as a temporary headquarters.

Former Lt. Robert Italiano and Lt. Travis McCabe are charged with obstructing the federal probe.

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