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Former N.O.P.D. Officer Begins New Trial for Post-Katrina Killing

Jury selection is underway for the retrial of former NOPD officer David Warren.

Warren is accused of killing a man named Henry Glover in the days following Hurricane Katrina.

Warren faces charges of violating Glover’s civil rights and illegally discharging a firearm when he fatally shot Henry Glover after Katrina.

Warren was serving a prison sentence of nearly 26 years when a federal appeals court threw out the conviction saying warren’s prosecution was tainted.

jury selection will wrap up Tuesday.

The trial is expected to last two weeks.