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Jury selection begins for man accused of murdering Milton couple, Bay County man

Jury selection begins for man accused of triple murder

A man accused of killing two people in Milton was in a Santa Rosa County courtroom on Monday.

Jury selection began for Derrick Thompson. He's charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of Steven and Debra Zackowski.

They were killed in their Milton home in 2014.

Thompson is also charged with killing Allen Johnson in Bay County.

Prosecutors said, if convicted, they will seek the death penalty.

The trial was put on hold in January 2017 while the U.S. Supreme Court decided on Florida's revision of death penalty trial procedures.

The State Attorney's Office said jury selection could take up to two days

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