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Jury selection begins in Zumba prostitution case

ALFRED, Maine — The process of finding a jury untainted by coverage of a prostitution scandal got underway Tuesday in the trial of the business partner of a Zumba instructor accused of using her dance studio as a front for prostitution.

More than 140 potential jurors were called into the courtroom to fill out questionnaires before being dismissed in the trial of Mark Strong Sr., who faces 59 misdemeanor counts including conspiring with Zumba instructor Alexis Wright.

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