Allentown
68° F
Clear
Clear
Advertisement

Jury chosen for trial of William Landis Jr. in 2009 killing wife

Published On: Mar 31 2013 08:00:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 01 2013 06:11:38 PM EDT

A jury has been selected to decide the fate of a man accused of killing his wife.

READING, Pa. -

A jury has been selected to decide the fate of a man accused of killing his wife.

Attorneys are scheduled to present their opening statements in the trial of William Landis Jr. on Tuesday.

Landis killed his wife, Sharon, inside their home on Arrowhead Trail in Spring Twp., Berks Co., in October 2009, authorities said.

Advertisement

Landis then fired shots at police during a six-hour standoff, officials said.

Landis owned a transportation company in Muhlenberg Township.