- Associated Press - Thursday, August 14, 2014

GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) - The attorney for a Central Texas man convicted of sexually assaulting a child at an in-home day care has filed a motion for a new trial.

The lawyer for 19-year-old Greg Kelley said Wednesday her client was denied a fair trial because one of the jurors was pressured. The juror in a sworn statement says he or she was not persuaded “beyond a reasonable doubt” that Kelley was guilty.

The name of the juror wasn’t disclosed in the filing but was presented to Judge Billy Ray Stubblefield, who presided over the trial.

Stubblefield will decide whether to grant a hearing on the motion.

A Williamson County assistant district attorney says he expects the motion to be denied. He says Stubblefield isn’t legally allowed to consider the juror’s statement.


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