(McKINNEY, Texas) -- A Texas district judge has issued a gag order in the Terrance Black trial, but has decided to wait until jury selection before possibly changing the venue, ABC affiliate WFAA-TV reports.
Black is accused of killing Plano fitness instructor Susan Loper. His attorneys have argued that a local jury would be biased because of the publicity surrounding the case. Six witnesses, including five North Texas lawyers, testified that Black cannot get a fair trial in McKinney.
Once the jury is selected, Judge John Roach Jr. will make a ruling on moving the trial.
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