The case is being tried in
“Hopefully, this is the beginning to an end,” said Aaron Wells,” father of Eric Wells.
The end can't come soon enough for Wells. His son Eric died back in 2010 after
“For a parent, there is some anxiousness just to be able to bring things to an end,” said Wells.
The jury selection process is underway and is expected to last until Tuesday. The potential jurors were tasked with filling out a 16-page questionnaire and fielding questions from Judge John Surbeck, Bisard’s defense and the Prosecuting attorneys.
“The jury selection process can be tedious and it's tedious for a reason,” said Terry Curry, Marion County Prosecutor.
Curry says that reason is to give Bisard a fair and impartial trial.
“I feel confident that we are going to have a jury that can view the case on its merits,” said Curry.
“David Bisard will get a fair trial and we want him to get a fair trial,” said Wells.
Opening statements are expected to begin Wednesday.
Although the trial is slated for four weeks, those close to the trial that I’ve spoken with say they'd be surprised if it went that long..
A total of ten jurors were selected out of the 30 that were questioned. There will be 12 jurors and four alternates. As of Monday, there are five men and five females.