- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 27, 2016

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) - The defense for an Aberdeen man accused of stabbing a woman to death wants the trial moved out of Brown County.

The American News reports (https://bit.ly/1WpNasp ) that John Hemminger’s attorneys worry about the ability to seat an unbiased jury, based on questionnaires of potential jurors.

Judge Scott Myren will consider the change-of-venue motion during a Thursday hearing.

The 34-year-old Hemminger is charged with murder in the death of 26-year-old Jessica Goebel, who died after being stabbed in January 2015. He’s scheduled for a three-week trial next month.


Information from: Aberdeen American News, https://www.aberdeennews.com

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