Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Trial Date Set In Baby's Death.(Final)

AROUND NEW MEXICO

LAS CRUCES -- Five members of a Las Cruces family charged in the death of a 5-month-old baby will go on trial in September.

The office of state District Judge Stephen Bridgforth said Thursday both sides agreed to a Sept. 2-12 trial in Albuquerque in the July 19, 2002, death of Brianna Lopez.

Bridgforth agreed in April to move the trial from Dona Ana County after questionnaires from prospective jurors showed a high percentage knew about the case from media coverage. …

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