Jury Picked In Quadruple Murder Case; Opening Statements Set

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Opening statements in the trial of man charged with killing four employees of a North Dakota property management firm are scheduled to begin Wednesday.

After two days of questioning, a jury of six men and six women was seated Tuesday in the trial of Chad Isaak, 47, of Washburn. Isaak is accused of killing RJR Maintenance and Management co-owner Robert Fakler, 52; and employees Adam Fuehrer, 42; and William Cobb, 50; and Lois Cobb, 45; on April 1, 2019. The business is located in Mandan.

Issak is charged with four counts of murder and three other counts. He faces life in prison without parole.

Jurors are scheduled to be sworn in at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, followed by opening statements by the prosecution and defense. Testimony could last up at least two weeks.