Dozens excused from jury pool in murder trial of former Fort Worth police officer
Aaron Dean walks into a pretrial hearing Nov. 16 at the Tim Curry Criminal Justice Center in downtown Fort Worth, Texas. - Yffy Yossifor/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS

FORT WORTH, Texas — Jury selection in the murder trial of former Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean resumed Wednesday with the court excusing 29 out of 74 prospective jurors who were individually questioned by 4 p.m. On Monday, Judge George Gallagher divided the original jury pool of almost 200 people into two groups based on whether they had read or watched news coverage of the case. Slightly more than half said they had seen some coverage. That group returned to court Wednesday, when most of those who were dismissed during questioning indicated some type of bias or said they had already fo...