Cody Legebokoff murder trial: jury selection underway

Jury selection for a trial involving multiple murders of women is underway this weekend in Prince George, B.C.

Charges relate to the deaths of four women near Prince George and Vanderhoof in 2009 and 2010

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

Jury selection for a trial involving multiple murders is underway in Prince George, B.C.

Cody Alan Legebokoff, 23, is facing four counts of first-degree murder.

He was first charged in 2010 in relation to the death of 15-year-old Loren Leslie of Fraser Lake.

A year later, three first-degree murder charges were laid against Legebokoff relating to 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.

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. Goverment)

Legebokoff's trial has been scheduled to begin Monday in Prince George, and is expected to last six to eight months.

Legebokoff has no prior criminal record and none of the charges have been proven in court.

With files from the CBC's Marissa Harvey