Jury selection and opening statements in the case of Kevin O’Brien were held Monday morning in Ohio County.
O’Brien is accused of punching, stomping on, and choking an ex-girlfriend until she lost consciousness.
The last time O’Brien was on trial, six jurors didn’t show up and the case resulted in a mistrial.
He’s facing charges of attempted murder and malicious assault.
Stay with 7News as this trial continues.