LATEST: The jury for Robert Blake's murder trial has been selected, following weeks of screening candidates.

The panel of jurors, seven men and five women, has been ordered to return on Monday morning (06DEC04) for opening statements.

Blake is accused of killing his wife, Bonny Lee Bakley, in 2001.

Prosecutors allege that he killed her after the pair dined together in a Los Angeles eatery, because he wanted sole custody of their young daughter.

Blake pleads not guilty.

02/12/2004 03:42