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Jury Selection Begins in Gaines County Murder Trial

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

GAINES COUNTY - Jury selection got underway for a murder trial in Gaines County.

Desirae Mata was charged with capital murder for the deaths of Jon Allen and Jay Doyal.

In May of 2010, the two men were found dead from gunshot wounds in a home in Gaines County.

Mata went on the run but was caught miles away in Alabama.

Three other men were also arrested for the murders.

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