Jury selection begins for trial of Marine accused of killing Murrieta man

MURRIETA (CNS) - Jury selection resumed Thursday, Aug. 13 for the trial of a 32-year-old Marine lieutenant accused of fatally beating a man in Murrieta, possibly over their mutual interest in a young woman who lived in southwest Riverside County at several points in her life. Curtis Lee Krueger could face 25 years to life in state prison if convicted of killing 54-year-old Henry Stange in 2018. Krueger is charged with murder and assault resulting in great bodily injury. Jury selection for his trial got underway Tuesday at the Southwest Justice Center in Murrieta, but there was no hearing convened Wednesday, and Riverside County Superior Court Judge Kelly Hansen summoned several panels of prospective jurors back to the courthouse Thursday morning. A jury is expected to be seated Monday,
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