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Jury picked in Effingham murder trial


A jury has been selected in the case of an Effingham County man who is facing murder charges in the death of his cousin.

Darrell Lovett is accused of using a shovel in the slaying of Arthur Scruggs in July.

Effingham County sheriff's deputies said it started as a family argument on Sam Smart Road in Clyo. Autopsy results show Scuggs died from multiple blunt force injuries to the head.

Lovett faces charges of murder, aggravated battery and aggravated assault.

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