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Prosecutors Don't Want Mitchell Jury Sequestered

Prosecutors Don't Want Mitchell Jury Sequestered

Posted - Nov. 16, 2004 at 11:35 a.m.



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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Prosecutors are fighting a defense motion to sequester the jury in the upcoming trial for the man charged with kidnapping Elizabeth Smart.

Prosecutors say the defense request would exclude professionals, the self-employed and parents of young children from the jury. Prosecutors filed motions yesterday in response to pre-trial motions filed last month by the defense.

Brian David Mitchell is scheduled to go on trial February first.

The prosecution team is also opposed to a defense request to tour the Smart home.

(Copyright 2004 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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