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Opening statements in David Fontenot's murder trial to begin Tuesday

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David Dice Fontenot. (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office) David Dice Fontenot. (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

A jury was selected late Monday afternoon in the trial of David Dice Fontenot.

Fontenot is charged with second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder in connection with a 2011 shooting off of La. 27 in Carlyss.

Fontenot is accused of shooting 20-year-old Stephin Bergeron to death.

Opening statements will begin at 9 a.m. in front of Judge Kent Savoie.

Devin Badon pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in connection with the shooting on July 2012.

Fontenot is also charged with solicitation for murder for allegedly trying to arrange for the death of a witness in the trial.

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