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Mon. 1:48pm: Judge won't move Chardon shooting trial

February 4, 2013
Tribune Chronicle |

CHARDON (AP) - A judge in Ohio has rejected a renewed defense bid to move the aggravated murder trial of an 18-year-old charged in the high school shooting deaths of three students.

In a ruling filed last week, Judge David Fuhry in Chardon says many people having preconceived notions about the case against T.J. Lane doesnt mean an unbiased jury cannot be seated.

The judge could decide later to move the trial based on what he hears from prospective jurors in grief-stricken Geauga County.

Prosecutors say Lane fired 10 shots at a group of students in the Chardon High School cafeteria last February. He was at the school waiting for a bus to his alternative school.

The trial has been postponed indefinitely amid new evidence that hasn't been publicly specified.



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