Jurors being chosen in retrial over student's dismemberment - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Jurors being chosen in retrial over student's dismemberment

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Jermaine Richards during a previous court appearance. (WFSB file) Jermaine Richards during a previous court appearance. (WFSB file)
BRIDGEPORT, CT (AP) -

Jurors are being chosen for the third trial of a Connecticut man charged with killing and dismembering his college student girlfriend after she broke up with him.

The first two trials of Jermaine Richards ended in mistrials after the juries deadlocked. Jury selection resumed for a second day Friday in Bridgeport Superior Court.

Richards is charged with murder in the 2013 death of Alyssiah Wiley, of West Haven.

Wiley was a student at Eastern Connecticut State University. Her partial remains were found in Trumbull about a month after she was last seen with Richards outside her dorm. Police say Wiley tried to break up with Richards via Facebook shortly before her death and he became upset.

Richards denies killing Wiley. 

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