Harris trial set to start Wednesday

By WEEK Producer

May 7, 2013 Updated May 7, 2013 at 10:34 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Opening statements in the murder trial of Christopher Harris will begin Wednesday morning.

Jury selection wrapped up on Tuesday.

A total of 16 jurors have been selected, 12 primary and 4 alternates.

Harris and his brother, Jason, are charged with the brutal killings of Rick and Ruth Gee and their three children, back in September 2009 in their Beason home.

If convicted, Harris could face life in prison.

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