UPDATE: Jury selection underway in Chippewa Co. homicide trial

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CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) -- Jury selection is underway for a local man on trial in Chippewa County on a charge of first degree intentional homicide.

Jesse Lloyd, 22, is charged in the 2016 death of Kenneth Patterson.
Investigators say Patterson’s body was found in a yard near Lake Wissota. According to deputies, Lloyd and another man, Matthew Labrec, met up with Patterson to give him narcotics.

Police say Lloyd ended up shooting Patterson.

Matthew Labrec has already been sentenced to 20-years in prison.