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No speedy trial rights violation in murder case (access required)

Where appellant was indicted on June 5, 2017, for murdering her husband, there was no speedy trial violation when trial commenced on Jan. 8, 2020. Appellant’s requests for continuances and her waivers tolled the speedy trial period, as did the parties’ joint motions. Further, the trial court properly refused to allow appellant to present evidence of her ...