Jury selection started in Wabash Co. trial

WABASH CO., IL (WFIE) - Jury selection started today in the trial of a Wabash County man accused of predatory sexual assault.

77-year-old Wayne Welton of Allendale, Illinois already pled not guilty to the charge. He is now out of jail on $30,000 cash bond.

Welton was arrested in June 2012 after there were reports he made inappropriate contact with a girl who was under the age of 13.

The trial is expected to last throughout the week.

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