'DeeDee' Moore, woman accused of murdering lotto winner, goes on trial

TAMPA - The murder trial of Dorice "Deedee" Moore begins in Tampa today.

She is accused of murdering lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare in 2009.  The case captured international headlines.

Shakespeare, from Lakeland, was down on his luck, then won the lottery and received $17 million back in 2006.

In 2009, his family declared him missing.

Shakespeare's body was found buried under a concrete slab at a home in plant city, in 2010.

Moore was accused of being the mastermind behind his murder.

All along, she has declared her innocence and said she wants to prove that.

However, her lawyers have questioned her mental health.

Jury selection kicks off Monday and the trial is expected to last 2 weeks. Moore faces life in prison if she is found guilty.

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