MURRIETA (CNS) - Jury selection got underway Monday for the trial of a 50-year-old Riverside man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl at a home- based daycare facility.
Hubert David Edgin was arrested in September 2018 following a Riverside police investigation centered at his residence on Sun Court, near Patterson Park, in the city's Eastside quarter.
Riverside County Superior Court Judge John Davis summoned multiple panels of prospective jurors to the Southwest Justice Center in Murrieta for screening as to their availability and qualifications. Jury selection is expected to conclude Tuesday or Wednesday, with opening statements in the trial early next week.
Edgin, who is being held in lieu of $1 million bail at the Byrd Detention Center in Murrieta, is charged with two c