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Jury may be seated in teen's murder trial

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Updated: 8/13/2013 2:18 pm
MARION COUNTY, Fla. -- A jury is expected to be seated Tuesday in the Michael Bargo murder trial.

The 21-year-old is accused of masterminding the killing of 15-year-old Seth Jackson over a rivalry involving a girlfriend.

Jackson's body was dismembered, authorities said.

Many potential jurors are familiar with the case, and that had been a big concern.

Prosecutors and defense attorneys are trying to find the 12 jurors who will decide Bargo's fate.

Potential juror: "I remember some things that gave me an opinion."
Judge: "And what is that opinion?"
Potential juror: "I think, I hate to say it, but I think he's guilty."

Prosecutors said he and four other young people lured Jackson to a Summerfield home, beat him, shot him, dismembered his body and burned the remains.

Bargo's four co-defendants were found guilty and are serving life sentences.

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c9bcrewman - 8/13/2013 6:24 PM
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yes should be sent to the electric chair. he is another sick punk who should know better. but he ruined many live's so ruin his. fry him!!

nativejax - 8/13/2013 4:42 PM
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If he is guilty of this, even if it was a 'crime of passion'. He's just another thug, that needs to be sentenced to the max.
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