Murder trial to start

Update: 4:05 pm, 5/9/13, Thursday
CHAMPAIGN -- A jury is deliberating a murder case from the 4th of July. Anthony Meads is one of the suspects accused of killing Desirae Austin.

The 20-year old woman was shot in the chest at the intersection of Thornton Drive and Cruising Lane. Friends say Austin was at the wrong place at the wrong time and was caught in the crossfire.

Treshaun Jake also faces murder charges in the case. He's due in court in July.

Original: 11:24 am, 5/6/13, Monday
URBANA -- Jury selection started Monday in a Champaign murder trial. Anthony Meads is one of the suspects accused of killing Desirae Austin in July.

The 20-year old woman was shot in the chest at the intersection of Thornton Drive and Cruising Lane on July 4. Friends say Austin was at the wrong place at the wrong time and was caught in the crossfire. She left behind two young children and her husband who was serving in the military at the time of the shooting.

Treshaun Jake also faces murder charges in the case. He's due in court in July.

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