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Rocky Houston makes another request to throw out jury pool

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By The Staff

By TERRI LIKENS

rceditor@bellsouth.net

For the second time in a row, Rocky Houston has asked that the jury pool drawn for his murder trial be dismissed.

Houston, who is to be tried this month for the May 2006 murder of Roane County Sheriff's Deputy Bill Jones and his friend, Mike Brown, noted that none of the 600 jurors is younger than 25. He contends the selection does not reflect the population of the county and therefore cannot be random or fair.

His motion to quash the jury pool was filed Nov. 26.


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