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Joshua Poacher trial begins jury selection in Jasper County

Joshua Poacher (Source: Jasper County Sheriff's Office) Joshua Poacher (Source: Jasper County Sheriff's Office)
JASPER CO., SC (WTOC) -

Jury selection began at the Jasper County Courthouse on Monday for the trial of Joshua Poacher, who is charged with two counts of murder in the Aug. 16 shooting deaths of a couple.

Kantibhai Patel, 72, and his wife Hansaben Patel, 67, were found dead at the the Best Western Motel in Point South. The victims worked at the Best Western for over 10 years, and lived there as well.

Poacher is also facing armed robbery and weapons charges related to that incident. He was just 20-years-old at the time of his arrest.

We will continue to follow this case and bring you all the latest.

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