Jury Selection Begins In 2012 Murder Of Westland Teens

CBS Detroit

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – Jury selection is taking place for the trial of two men in the drug-related killing of two suburban teens whose bodies were found in an eastside Detroit field.

Efforts to pick a jury began on Monday. The case against 26-year-old Fredrick Young and 24-year-old Felando Hunter is being heard in Wayne County Circuit Court. They’re charged with first-degree murder, torture and robbery.

Jacob Kudla and Jourdan Bobbish. (Family Photos/Police Handout) Jacob Kudla and Jourdan Bobbish. (Family Photos/Police Handout)

The bodies of 17-year-old Jourdan Bobbish and 18-year-old Jacob Kudla were found in an overgrown field on July 27, 2012. The Westland teens had been missing for five days after trying to buy drugs in Detroit.

Prosecutors, testifying in an evidence tampering hearing related to the case, said Kudla and Bobbish had been shot execution-style in the back of the head. Both were dressed only in undergarments.

“They beat the kids up, put them in the trunk of a car and took…

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