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Marmolejo Murder Trial Moved to San Antonio

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POSTED: Thursday, December 16, 2010 - 12:50pm

UPDATED: Friday, December 17, 2010 - 6:56am

UPDATE: 11:48 a.m.  The re-trial of accused killer David Marmolejo is being moved to San Antonio.  Reporter Monique Griego is at the hearing, and told us the trial is set to begin on March 7th of next year. 

The exact location of the new trial is unknown at this point.  We'll bring you that information as soon as we get it.

UPDATE:  11:42 a.m.  Accused killer David Marmolejo is in court right now.  The judge is seated.  Attorneys are presenting arguments for a change of venue.

EL PASO - A hearing scheduled for this morning may finally determine the location of David Marmolejo's next murder trial.

As we have reported, the judge is leaning toward moving proceedings to Austin, San Antonio or Houston.

The judge declared a mistrial in October when the jury in Marmolejo's first trial deadlocked.

Marmolejo is accused of strangling his mother to death.

Stay right here at ktsm.com for the latest on the 11 a.m. hearing today.

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