Trial for Pa. man to begin in case of buried bodies

    The trial of a man in a double slaying in northeastern Pennsylvania is scheduled to begin next week.

    The Citizens Voice of Wilkes-Barre reports that a Luzerne County judge has seated a jury and ordered the trial to begin Wednesday for Hugo Selenski.

    He is charged in the May 2002 deaths of Michael Kerkowski and his girlfriend, Tammy Fassett, who were among a number of people whose bodies were found buried on Selenski’s property more than a decade ago.

    Selenski has been serving a sentence of 32½ to 65 years on a conviction in a Monroe County home invasion and robbery.

    The trial is expected to last four to six weeks. He is charged with homicide, robbery and other counts.

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