Harvey Updyke's trial moved
OPELIKA, Ala. -- A judge is moving the trial of a University of Alabama fan charged with poisoning the Toomer's Corner oak trees at Auburn University.
A circuit judge issued an order Wednesday transferring Harvey Updyke's trial from Opelika to Wetumpka, located in Elmore County near Montgomery.
The change came after prosecutors dropped their opposition to a request by Updyke's lawyers. The defense cited the difficulty of getting a fair trial near Auburn.
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