IOWA CITY — The first-degree murder trial of a man charged in the 2009 death of a Cordova man is set to begin.
The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports jury selection for Justin Marshall’s trial is scheduled Tuesday in Johnson County. The trial is expected to last two weeks.
Marshall is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of John Versypt who was an Iowa City landlord.
A judge ruled earlier this month that an interview Marshall had with police will be inadmissible in court because he wasn’t read his Miranda rights at the beginning.
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Marshall’s attorney did not immediately return a message Monday.
Another suspect has pleaded guilty to lesser charges in the case. A third suspect is awaiting trial.