- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 17, 2016

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - Jury selection is underway in the sex crimes case against a Pascagoula man.

The Sun Herald reports (https://bit.ly/1slTTYX) a Jackson County grand jury indicted David Epps on 11 counts of sexual battery and eight counts of touching of a child for lustful purposes in an indictment returned last year.

However, he is being tried on four counts of sexual battery and three counts of touching of a child for lustful purposes. Circuit Judge Kathy King Jackson is presiding over the case. Jury selection continues on Tuesday.

Epps is accused of engaging in sex acts with a minor under the age of 14 at different times between August 2011 and April 2012.

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Information from: The Sun Herald, https://www.sunherald.com

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