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Morva trial to be moved from Montgomery County

A circuit judge has ruled that the capital murder trial of William Morva, charged with killing two law enforcement officials, should be moved from Montgomery County, reports the Roanoke Times. A manhunt for Morva around Blacksburg briefly closed the Virginia Tech campus on the first day of classes of the 2006 school year.

The judge found that too many people in the jury pool had ties to the case, which touches a number of localities in the New River Valley and Tech.

It is the first case to be moved out of the county in nearly 30 years.

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