November 16, 2005

Jury selection in Geoghan slaying to begin November 28th


WORCESTER, Mass. Jury selection is scheduled to begin November 28th in Worcester Superior Court for the trial of the man charged with the prison slaying of defrocked pedophile priest John Geoghan (GAY'-gun).

Judge Timothy Hillman set the date yesterday during a hearing on several defense motions.

Joseph Druce is charged with murdering Geoghan in 2003. The ex-priest was beaten and strangled in his cell.

Posted by kshaw at November 16, 2005 08:39 AM