Opening Statements Expected In The Kaufman Murder Trial

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Opening statements are expected to begin Wednesday afternoon in the trial of a Wood County man accused of murdering his wife in December of 2007.

David Wayne Kaufman is facing a first degree murder charge.

Court officials say jury selection for the trial wrapped up earlier in the morning.

Investigators found Martha Ann Kaufman in the couple's home on Winding Road, after family members filed a missing persons report.

Authorities say she suffered a gunshot wound to the head.

If convicted, Kaufman could recieve the maximum sentence of life in prison without parole.

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