Potential jurors screened in Worley trial

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WAUSEON, Ohio (WTVG) - Tuesday was the second day of jury selection in the trial of James Worley.

Worley, 58,. is accused of murdering 20-year-old Sierah Joughin in July 2016. The University of Toledo student was abducted while riding her bike home on a rural highway in Fulton County. Her body was discovered in a field three days after she was reported missing.

120 jurors were called on Tuesday. Several were dismissed because they already had made a decision on Worley's guilt or innocence. The judge in the case that this is a death penalty case and jurors could be required to make a decision based on the verdict.

Individual questioning of potential jurors will begin on Wednesday.

Worley faces charges of aggravated murder, murder, abduction and felonious assault. He's also charged with heaving weapons under a disability, aggravated robbery, kidnapping and gross abuse of a corpse.
Worley could receive the death penalty if convicted.

The trial could last up to a month. 13abc's Alexis Means is covering the case and will provide updates.