- Associated Press - Saturday, June 4, 2016

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) - A jury has been seated for the first-degree murder trial of a Lawton man charged with killing his father and 14-year-old brother.

The jury was seated Friday and opening statements in the trial of 20-year-old Thorsten Rushing are to begin Monday.

Rushing has pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder and two counts of conspiracy to commit murder in the January 2014 shooting deaths of 50-year-old Uwe Rushing and 14-year-old Stefan Rushing.

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.

Two co-defendants have pleaded guilty to murder in the case and are serving life in prison. Two other co-defendants are in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy and being accessories after the crime.

Witnesses at a preliminary hearing said Rushing may have been motivated by money from his father’s life insurance policy.

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