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Trial starts in Hagerstown bridal veil break-in case

HAGERSTOWN — Jury selection is under way in Hagerstown for the trial of a woman charged with breaking into a couple’s house and injuring the husband while wearing only a bridal skirt and veil.

Thirty-three-year-old Melissa Wagaman entered a plea of not guilty Thursday.

She allegedly used her head to break her neighbor’s window after telling the couple her mother was in their basement.

Aaron Parrott says he severed an artery in his arm while trying keep Wagaman out.

Police arrived to find Wagaman lying on the ground. They say they took her to a hospital, where medical staff concluded she was suffering from drug-induced psychosis.