Half of jury seated for Hells Angels murder trial

Posted at: 01/07/2014 8:32 AM
Updated at: 01/07/2014 1:08 PM
By: AP

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Jury selection in the trial of a ranking member of the Hells Angels motorcycle club charged with killing three Pittsfield men is continuing.

Eight jurors were selected Monday, and the process to select four more and four alternates is scheduled to continue Tuesday.

Adam Lee Hall of Peru, Mass., faces murder and other charges.

The 36-year-old Hall and two other men are charged with shooting David Glasser, Edward Frampton and Robert Chadwell in Pittsfield in August 2011. Authorities say Hall wanted Glasser dead so he couldn't testify against him in another case. Prosecutors say the others were killed to eliminate witnesses.

Hall has denied playing a role in the slayings.

The trial is being held in Hampden Superior Court because of the publicity the case received in Berkshire County.

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