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Jeremy Lambert murder trial gets under way in Beckley

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Jury selection begins in trial of Jeremy Lambert, accused of First Degree Murder. Jury selection begins in trial of Jeremy Lambert, accused of First Degree Murder.

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Lawyers for the prosecution and defense presented their opening arguments in a nearly three-year-old murder case on Tuesday, Feb. 25. 

Jeremy Lambert is accused of killing Cyan Maroney in Oct. 2011.  Jury selection was conducted on Monday and the trial began at 9 a.m. on Tuesday.  59News has a crew covering the trial.  Watch for more information here and on the air.

 


A murder case that is more than two years old is finally going to trial.  Jury selection began on Monday, Feb. 24 the trial of Jeremy James Lambert.

 

Lambert allegedly killed Cyan Elizabeth Maroney on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011.  It happened on Myers Avenue at around 8:30 p.m.  Maroney was stabbed and taken to Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital where she was declared dead.  She was a dancer with the West Virginia Dance Company.

(Click Here for 59News original story on the murder)

Lambert lead police on a four hour chase following the stabbing.  The chase stretched across Nicholas, Fayette, Greenbrier and Raleigh Counties.  Lambert was indicted in January 2012 on charges of First Degree Murder.  He is a resident of Oak Hill.

(Click Here to view Lambert's indictment)

Jury selection began at 9 a.m. on Monday in front of Judge Robert Burnside. Watch for updates on the case here and on the air.