Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of a Tulsa man charged in his mother's murder two years ago.
Henry "Hank" Laird was 17 years old when he pleaded not guilty to beating Linda Laird to death.
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Police said the two had a violent relationship.
A judge delayed Laird's trial last May, fearing the potential sentence for a first degree murder conviction could violate the constitutional rights of the young defendant.