Jury selection has been set for a Canaan man accused of murder.It’s still not known whether 37-year old Shannon Atwood will opt for a jury trial or just leave it up to a judge. For now a jury selection date of May 30th has been set.
Atwood’s trial is scheduled for June3rd, nearly two years after his girlfriend’s body was found in woods near his home. Cheryl Murdoch was found in August 2006. Atwood was also initially charged with the murder of his estranged wife, Shirley Moon-Atwood, but that charge was dropped in November.
Moon-Atwood was last seen in two years ago.