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Becky Jones Trial Underway

Becky Jones

PRENTISS COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)-7 men and 7 women have been selected as Jurors for the trial of a Prentiss County woman accused of killing her mother.

Two of the Jurors will be alternates but which two has not been decided.

Opening statements are expected, and perhaps a few witnesses before afternoon recess.

Rebecca “Becky” Jones is charged with the murder of her 66 year-old mother Jane Jones in May of 2010.

Jane Jones died after suffering gunshot wounds to her abdomen and arm.

Rebecca went on trial last November but on the third day of the trial Becky had suddenly taken ill overnight leading to a mistrial.

Jones attorney said she had adverse affects from sleeping medication.