Jury selection underway in Ocoee home invasion trial - FOX 35 News Orlando

Jury selection underway in Ocoee home invasion trial

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Jury selection has begun in an Ocoee home invasion case.  Bessman Okafor, 28, and Nolan Bernard, 27, stand accused in the May 2012 incident and face up to life in prison if convicted.

The trial was delayed for a year after one of the victims, expected to testify as a witness, was murdered.  

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Authorities allege that Alex Zaldivar, 19, was shot execution style by one of the defendants.  They say that on the eve of trial, Okafor and two other men broke into the house a second time and shot Zaldivar and two others.

The trial is expected to last up to eight days.

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