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Jury selection set to begin in capital murder case

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By Molly Reuter - bio - email

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Jury selection is set to begin Monday for a Smith County man accused of killing his mother.  

In February of 2007, James Cowart, Jr., 47 was charged with capital murder after his mother Martha Miller, 63 was found beaten to death.  Cowart faces the death penalty, or life in prison. Evidence in the trial is expected to begin March 16th.

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