AL Supreme Court denies request to move murder trial - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

AL Supreme Court denies request to move murder trial

MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) - The Alabama Supreme Court has denied a motion to move the capital murder trial of a man accused of killing an Auburn University student.

Defense attorneys for Courtney Lockhart filed the motion saying extensive media attention has tainted the jury pool, denying their client a fair trial in Lee County.

Lockhart is charged with killing Lauren Burk in March 2008.

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