The case is generating big interest in the local community of Sarasota where the two men were shot. This report by the local paper, The Sarasota Herald-Tribune, shows even the process of jury selection is coming in for close scrutiny.
The opening statements are expected to be heard today at the trial of an American teenager who's accused of the murders of two students from Sheffield University in Florida last year. Shawn Tyson, 16, is charged with the murders of James Kouzaris, 24, and James Cooper, 25. Read more here.
The jury is due to be sworn in for the murder trial of suspected US gang member Shawn Tyson, 16, who is accused of gunning down former Sheffield University students James Kouzaris and James Cooper in Florida last year. It's expected to take two days to select the jury..