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Cody Legebokoff multiple-murder trial to begin in Prince George

Charges relate to the deaths of 3 women, teen girl near Prince George and Vanderhoof in 2009, 2010

Twenty-three-year-old Cody Legebokoff has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder.Twenty-three-year-old Cody Legebokoff has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder. (RCMP)

The trial of a B.C. man charged with four counts of first-degree murder is scheduled to begin this morning in Prince George.

Cody Alan Legebokoff, 23, was charged in 2010 with the death of 15-year-old Loren Leslie of Fraser Lake.

Courthouse in Prince George, B.C.

The murder trial of Cody Legebokoff starts Monday at the courthouse in Prince George, B.C., and is expected to last six to eight months. (B.C. Government)

A year later, three first-degree murder charges were laid in the deaths of 35-year-old Jill Stuchenko, 35-year-old Cynthia Maas and 23-year-old Natasha Montgomery. The women died in 2009 and 2010.

Jury selection took place over the weekend.

The trial is expected to last six to eight months.

Marissa Harvey is covering the trial for CBC. Listen to an interview with her below:

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