Jury selection delayed for man charged with first degree murder and aggravated assault

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Jury selection did not take place for an Erie man facing charges of first degree murder and aggravated assault.

The attorney motioned for a continue, which was granted.

According to police, Louis Palumbo stabbed 53-year old Christopher Hakola to death in the 300 block of Cranch Avenue back in July of 2019

Palumbo reportedly was renting a room in Hakola’s house when the stabbing happened after an altercation between the two men.

A date for jury selection has not been made.

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