Jury Selection Begins in Trial of Man Accused of Sexually Abusing Five Girls

Jury selection began Wednesday in the trial of a 49-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting four nieces and another girl in Riverside over a period of years.

Eliezer Job Mendoza Quevedo is charged with 17 felonies, including forced acts of lewdness on a child, oral copulation of a minor under the age of 10 and attempted aggravated sexual assault on a child.

Riverside County Superior Court Judge Timothy Hollenhorst called several panels of potential jurors into the Riverside Hall of Justice on Wednesday to review their availability and qualifications.

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