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Jessica Chambers jurors to be pulled from Oktibbeha County

Some Oktibbeha County residents will participate in the Jessica Chambers murder trial.

Posted: Aug 17, 2018 1:13 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Some Oktibbeha County residents will be selected to participate in the Jessica Chambers murder retrial.

Oktibbeha County Circuit Court Clerk Tony Rook has been directed by a Panola County judge to draw a special jury pool of 300 people for the retrial of Quinton Tellis in the Jessica Chambers murder trial.

Tellis is accused of murdering Chambers in 2014.

Jurors did not reach a verdict in the first trial last fall.

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