GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) -- Javonte Higgins was in court Monday morning, for the beginning of his trial. He is accused in the murders of an elderly Kentwood couple.
A nine man, five woman jury was empaneled Monday afternoon. Assistant prosecutor Chris Becker asked the jurors if they understood the concept of circumstantial evidence, and how a case can proceed without eyewitnesses.
Defense attorney Val Foster inquired if the jurors were comfortable with the concept of reasonable doubt. They were.
Opening arguments will begin Tuesday morning.
Javonte Higgins, 23, is charged with two counts of felony murder, one count of home invasion and a weapons charge.