Jury selection begins in Texas child slayings case
EDIury selection begins in Texas child slayings case
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - Jury selection is under way in the retrial of a South Texas man accused of killing three children.
Twenty-nine-year-old John AlNBURG, Texas (AP) - Jury selection is under way in the retrial of a South Texas man accused of killing three children.
Twenty-nine-year-old John Allen Rubio is a Brownsville man accused in the 2003 slayings of the children of his common-law wife. Police say the children were smothered, stabbed, decapitated and stuffed into trash bags.
Rubio was convicted in 2003, but an appeals court reversed the conviction in 2007. Jury selection in his retrial began Tuesday and could take weeks.
Angela Camacho, Rubio's common-law wife, was convicted sentenced to life in prison.
Rubio's trial was moved to Edinburg because of extensive publicity in the case.
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