0ct. 4, 1955
Mrs. the the from South One definitely r s said. but re- she because how their past ago, r e n to his county "My the sisters Jury Selection Proceeds In Murder Trial Cull For Special Venire Issued At Porker; Defendant Accused Of Shooting Relative PARKER Uft -- Turner County's first murder trial in 30 years re sumcd here today with attorneys hoping to complete a jury to the case against C7-year-old Mrs Charles Satter. A call for a special venire of prospective jurors was issued Mon day by Circuit Judge John T Medin. Tiic call became necessarj when 23 of the original panel excused for one reason or another Eleven jurors were seated tentatively in the jury lxx when court opened today. Several of these were still subject to examination by prosecution and defense atloi noys. Mrs. Satter, accused of Ihe shotgun slaying of a brother-in-law, maintained a solid expression at Monday's opening court session, She was kept in-the Turner County jail here Monday night for tlie tirst time since early in July. Shortly after the shooting July papers were signed by Mrs. Satter voluntarily committing her to the state hospital at Ytmkton. She remained there until the start of trial. She has pleaded innocent by reason of insanity. Officers said at time of the shooting that Mrs. Satter, Marion farm wife, fired three times at Ihe brother-in-law, Louis Satter, ivith a 410 gauge shotgun. Satter, about 65, was struck by of the shots. The shooting occurred at the Saller farm. .Louis Satter had been working there for about a year. Mrs. Satter said no quarrel or argument preceded the shooting.