Jury selection begins in Bashid McLean murder trial

Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of Bashid McLean. Police say the then 23-year-old killed his mother Tanya Byrd and placed her remains

Jury selection begins in Bashid McLean murder trial

Jury selection begins in Bashid McLean murder trial (9/19/16)

THE BRONX - Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of Bashid McLean.

Police say the then 23-year-old killed his mother Tanya Byrd and placed her remains in black garbage bags, leaving body parts at different curbside spots in his Melrose neighborhood in February 2013.

McLean’s lawyer says she is considering an insanity defense.

The trial is expected to begin sometime next week.

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