POSTED: Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 9:40am
UPDATED: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 1:58pm
NEW YORK - Jury selection was held on Wednesday in the murder trial of Valley native Laura Garza who went missing back in December of 2008.
The suspect, Michael Mele, is the prime person in the case and has since been charged with various murder and manslaughter counts. Garza's murder made national headlines and even family members in the Valley traveled to New York to search for her when she disappeared in 2008.