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March 11, 2014

Jury selection begins in death of 2-year-old

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Jury selection is underway in the trial of an Alabama man charged with fatally stabbing his 2-year-old son in central Indiana.

Micah Harrison of Robertsdale, Ala., is charged with murder in the Jan. 9, 2013, death of his son, Michael, at a relatives' home in Noblesville, about 15 miles north of Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Star reports that according to a probable cause affidavit, Micah Harrison's mother saw her son stab the boy at least twice with a kitchen knife. The next day in court, Micah Harrison begged the judge to kill him.

Harrison has remained at Hamilton County Jail since his arrest. Jury selection began Monday and opening arguments in the case are scheduled for Wednesday.


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