LOGAN, Ohio -- A judge in southeastern Ohio says the trial of man accused in the slaying of his daughter-in-law - found strangled in a septic tank - has to be moved because a partial jury couldn't be seated.
Hocking County Common Pleas Judge John T. Wallace granted the change-of-venue motion Wednesday by William Inman's attorneys. Wallace said too many prospective jurors knew the facts of the case and decided on Inman's guilt.
Wallace instructed lawyers to get back to him by the end of the week with suggestions for a new location.
The 48-year-old Inman is charged with aggravated murder and other crimes in the March 2011 slaying of 25-year-old Summer Inman. He faces a possible death penalty if convicted.
Inman's wife and son were convicted earlier this year in the slaying.
The Associated Press