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Jury Selection Begins For Merkel Trial

 
Jury Selection Begins For Merkel Trial
Posted Tuesday, May 14th 2013 @ 5am

Rochester N.Y-The process of seating a jury to hear the case of a Wayne County woman accused in the death of a Fairport teacher is set to begin today.

.Megan Merkel is charged with vehicular manslaughter. Police say that Merkel was drunk when she hit Heather Boyum of Fairport with her car while Boyum was riding her bicycle on Route 250 in Penfield last July.

 Merkel hit Boyum after authorities say Merkel's boyfriend, Mark Scerbo first hit her with his mototcycle forcing Boyum into Merkel's path. ..

Scerbo is also  charged with vehicular manslaughter and aggravated DWI. Both Cases are being heard in the same courtroom with differect juries. Scerbo's jury has already been selected.

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