Motion to move Aiden Fucci’s murder trial

St. Augustine, Fla. — Aiden Fucci’s defense team wants his trial moved out of St. Johns County.

A motion filed last week said “pretrial publicity has impaired the ability to secure fair and impartial jurors.”

It’s a common request in high-profile cases.


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Read: Motion filed for Aiden Fucci to be removed from solitary confinement

Fucci, 16, is accused of killing 13-year-old Tristyn Bailey in 2021.

Bailey’s body was found in the woods in Durbin Crossing with more than 100 stab wounds.

Read: Aiden Fucci: Trial for teen accused of killing Tristyn Bailey being moved from November to February

Fucci is being tried as an adult.

He has pleaded not guilty. A status conference on the case is scheduled for Dec. 2.

Fucci is set to go on trial in February.

Read: St. Johns sheriff: Murder suspect Aiden Fucci ‘does not have a right’ to pick where he is housed

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