- Associated Press - Monday, May 18, 2015

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Opening statements are set to begin in the capital murder trial of a northwest Arkansas man charged with killing a 6-year-old girl.

KHOG-TV (https://bit.ly/1S193Mc ) reports Zachary Holly’s trial will begin Monday morning. He is charged with capital murder, kidnapping, rape and burglary in the November 2012 death of Jersey Bridgeman. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Authorities say Bridgeman died from lack of oxygen. Authorities say Holly lived next door to Bridgeman and her family.

Prosecutors have said they will seek the death penalty if Holly is convicted.


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