ALLEN CO., Ind. (WISH) - Attorneys selected a 12-person jury Tuesday in Fort Wayne for the trial of suspended IMPD officer David Bisard.
Seven men and five women were selected before a lunch break.
"Obviously, we're satisfied," Marion County deputy prosecutor Denise Robinson said.
Bisard stayed quiet again as he was escorted into court for the second day of selection. He walked with his head slightly lowered, averting his eyes from a 24-Hour News 8 camera.
Lawyers still needed to select four alternate jurors, and they were expected to be chosen after lunch.
The courtroom emptied at 7 p.m. Monday after nine hours of questioning a pool of 50 potential jury members. By the end of day one, 10 jurors were seated. After the first panel was questioned Tuesday morning, another juror was chosen bringing the total to six women and five men selected for the jury.
Allen County Superior Court Judge John Surbeck said the jury will be made of 12 members and four alternates due to the length of the trial.
Proceedings are scheduled to end Tuesday after a full jury is selected, Surbeck said.
Attorneys said they plan to deliver opening remarks Wednesday morning. Officials said they expect the trial will last at least two weeks.
Bisard faced reckless homicide, drunk driving and criminal recklessness charges for an August 2010 fatal crash.
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