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Jury selection continues in Kaufman murder trial

Proceeds from a Pioneer Pursuit Fall 2022 on Sept. 24 at Butler County Community College will benefit the Caitlyn Kaufman ’18 Legacy Nursing Scholarship available from the BC3 Education Foundation. Kaufman, formerly of Chicora and a 2012 graduate of Butler Senior High School, earned an associate degree in Nursing, from BC3 in 2018. She was killed in 2020 in Tennessee. Submitted Photo

Jury selection continued Tuesday morning in the murder trial of two men charged in the December 2020 death of Butler County native Caitlyn Kaufman in Tennessee.

James Cowan, 29, and Devaunte Hill, 23, are accused of shooting Kaufman in a possible case of road rage on Dec. 3. She was shot while driving on Interstate 440 in Nashville from her home in Lebanon, Tenn., to St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, where she worked as an intensive care nurse. Kaufman, who is from Chicora, was 26.

The attorney’s representing Cowan and Hill and a prosecutor from the Nashville district attorney’s office are expected to make opening statements after the jury selected.

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