Jury Selection Begins In Trial Of Raymond Cook

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Raleigh, NC -- Trial is set to begin for a Raleigh doctor charged in the death of a Winston-Salem ballerina.

Jury selection is scheduled Monday in Raleigh in the trial of former plastic surgeon Raymond Dwight Cook.

Cook is charged with charged with second-degree murder, driving while impaired and felony death by vehicle. Authorities say Cook was driving 85 mph when he struck the car driven by 20-year-old ballerina Elena Bright Shapiro in September 2009.

The trial was originally scheduled in November, but a paperwork mistake prompted it to be delayed.

Cook has surrendered his license to practice medicine.






















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