Jury Seated In Houdeshell Trial

1/9/18 – 5:19 A.M.

The jury selection phase in the murder trial of an Arlington man wrapped up Monday. The trial of 29-year-old Brent Houdeshell continues today with opening statements and the first witnesses for the prosecution.

Houdeshell faces a murder charge, along with counts of endangering a child and tampering with evidence. Investigators accuse Houdeshell of killing his former fiance’s son, 2-year-old Breyden Ferrell, on March 31 of 2016.

Police say the boy suffered a broken skull and leg. He also had bruising on his face, arms, legs, and feet.