He's accused of kidnapping and murdering an 18 year old Kilgore man last year. Today jury selection began in the murder trial of Aaron Higginbotham.
He was arrested in June of last year after prosecutors say he killed 18 year old Michael Hendrix and dumped his body in the Sabine river. Opening arguments are expected to get underway Tuesday in Higginbotham's case.
Also charged with Hendrix' murder, 27 year old Michael Kay, who is currently awaiting trial.