Mario Enriquez trial begins first day with jury selection

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Today the case of a74-year-old man who was found shot and killed inside his south side home is scheduled to goto trial.  Willam Herr was found deadback in 2010.

It took police more than ayear to identify a suspect.  MarioEnriquez scheduled to be in Pima County Superior court to face a murder chargetoday.

26-year-old Mario Enriquezis suspected of the 2010 murder of William Herr, who was found dead in his homefrom a gunshot wound.

Neighbors said Herr was anice, helpful man who lived with his adult son at the time.  For a while police did not reveal a motive ora suspect; six months after the murder Tucson Police said they had theirsuspect.

Mario Enriquez wasarrested and charged with first degree murder and burglary charges.  He has been in Pima County Jail for more thantwo years and today will be in the courtroom as the trial begins.

Today is expected to betaken up with jury selection.

Stay with Tucson News Nowfor updates on this case as they come in.

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