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Jury selection resumes for warden's wife trial

MANGUM, OK (AP) -

Jury selection has resumed in Greer County in the trial of a former warden's wife accused of aiding the escape of a convicted killer with whom prosecutors say she fell in love.

The process resumed Monday morning for the trial of Bobbi Parker. She's charged with helping Randolph Dial escape from the Oklahoma State Reformatory in 1994 and then running away with him.

Defense attorneys say Dial kidnapped Parker and held her captive until she was rescued in 2005 at a Shelby County chicken ranch.

The panel of prospective jurors stands at 18. Defense attorney lawyer Garvin Isaacs says attorneys plan to pick 22 prospective jurors before using challenges to seat a 12-member jury.

He says officials also plan to select four alternate jurors.

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