Jury picking begins Sept. 6 for Arochi
12 jurors needed to try man accused of kidnapping UTD grad
9 months ago
Jury selection for the trial of Enrique Arochi is set to begin Sept. 6. Collin County grand jury accused the Allen man of aggravated kidnapping in the disappearance of UTD alumna Christina Morris.
Morris disappeared the morning of August 30, 2014 at The Shops at Legacy in Plano. Security footage last captured her walking into a parking garage with Arochi at 3:55 a.m.
According to the Dallas Morning News, 125 potential jurors are expected to appear at the Collin County courthouse to start the jury selection process. The pool must be narrowed to 12 jurors before the trial can start.
The trial is estimated to last around two weeks. Arochi has pled not guilty.
If convicted, Arochi faces up to life in prison.
Follow utdmercury.com for updates on the trial.