VAN HEMERT JURY IMPANELED, OPENING ARGUMENTS GIVEN

Van Hemert jury impaneled, Opening Arguments Given

A jury of ten women and four men, including two alternates, was selected Tuesday (4/9) in Luke Van Hemert’s murder trial.  The 24-year-old Van Hemert is charged with second degree murder in the death of William Penn University basketball player Marquis Todd in March 2018.  Van Hemert has claimed he feared for his life and was justified in using deadly force.  The jury heard opening arguments Tuesday and testimony will begin Wednesday (4/10) at the Mahaska County Courthouse in Oskaloosa.

  • Adam Woods

    I hope luke gets a fair trial and the jury believes he was protecting himself

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