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Jury selection begins for murder trial

Matthew Foerster faces a first degree murder charge in connection with the death of Taylor Van Diest.
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March 17, 2014 - 9:23 AM

VERNON - Jury selection begins today for Matthew Foerster’s murder trial.

Foerster is charged with the murder of Armstrong teen Taylor Van Diest on Halloween night 2011.

He will be tried in B.C. Supreme Court in Kelowna over several weeks. The trial opened two weeks ago with legal arguments before a judge alone.

The victim’s mother, Marie Van Diest, plans to attend all the court proceedings.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Charlotte Helston at or call 250-309-5230.

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