Jury selection to begin in Heidt trial

SPRINGFIELD, GA (WTOC) - The case against an Effingham County man charged with killing his father and brother is finally heading to trial.

Jury selection begins Tuesday in Springfield for the Craig Heidt murder trial. Police say he shot and killed his father, Philip, and brother, Carey Heidt, two prominent Effingham County residents, in August 2008. His mother, Linda was also shot, but she survived.

After several delays, the trial is scheduled to start this week. Heidt's defense team pushed for a change venue, but so far one has not been granted.

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