Jury Selection on Zumba Trial to Continue Thursday

Updated 2 years ago

A judge says jury selection will continue in the trial of a business partner of a Zumba instructor accused of using her dance studio in Kennebunk as a front for prostitution.With about a third of potential jurors dismissed, a judge hoped to finish selecting a panel and begin opening statements Wednesday in the trial of Mark Strong Sr., 57, of Thomaston, but the judge said in the late afternoon that jury selection would resume on Thursday.Strong faces 59 misdemeanor counts including conspiring with fitness instructor Alexis Wright. Both Strong and Wright have pleaded not guilty.


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