Jury selection begins in murder case

MONTICELLO, Ky. (WYMT) - Jury selection is underway in the trial of a couple charged with killing her 18-month-old son.

Kayla Lord and her boyfriend, Jared Futrell, are both standing trial in Wayne County for murder and criminal abuse.

Prosecutors say the two killed her 18-month-old son, Staten Stephenson, back in July of 2011.

Police say the toddler had a fractured skull and torn stomach.

The couple's trial is slated to last all week.

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