Jury Seated for Hancock County Man Accused of Sexual Assault of a Minor


A jury has been seated in the trial for the man police in Hancock County say helped his son sexually assault a 9-year-old boy.

71-year-old Karl Halstead is charged with conspiracy and aiding and abetting first degree sexual assault. Earlier this year, Kevin Halstead entered a guilty plea to first degree sexual assault, among other charges.

The jury was seated at 1:00 p.m. on Monday and testimony soon followed.

Stay with 7News and WTRF.com for the latest on this trial.

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