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WANATEE JURY SELECTION BEGINS

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Jury selection is underway in the first degree murder trial of a Sioux City man.

47-year-old Elias Wanatee will stand trial for first degree murder in the February 17th stabbing death of 50 year old Vernon Mace.

Sioux City Police say Wanatee and Mace got into an argument at Mace’s daughter’s house and Wanatee allegedly stabbed Mace six times.

Mace later died at a hospital.

The jury selection process is expected to last through today and possibly into Wednesday.