LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Jury deliberations will continue Friday for the trial of a man accused in the shooting death of a Harvest Foods employee.
Fifteen years ago Harvest Food Assistant Manager Kevin Bearden was killed. Cedrick Simpson was arrested two years ago and charged with capital murder in the 1997 robbery turned shooting death of Bearden.
Jury selection got underway Tuesday morning, and prosecutors are seeking life in prison. They said they expect the trial to last about three days.
THV's Ashley Blackstone spoke exclusively to Bearden's family and to Simpson after his arrest when he claimed his innocence. You can watch both interviews by following the links below.
Cedrick Simpson out of jail for murder of Kevin Bearden
Cold case murder suspect Cedrick Simpson talks to Today's THV
Kevin Bearden shot and killed in 1997