Trial Begins Tuesday For Former Lubbock Death Row Inmate - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/17/2006

Trial Begins Tuesday For Former Lubbock Death Row Inmate

Source: TDCJ Source: TDCJ

A former death row inmate will get a second chance in the courtroom.

Monday, attorneys completed jury selection for the sentencing phase of Joe Franco Garza's trial. In 2000, a Lubbock jury found Garza guilty of capital murder in the death of Silbiano Rangel. A Lubbock federal judge overturned the death sentence.

Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty once again. The trial starts Tuesday morning.

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