(01/09/2018)
A motion to move Lena Lunsford-Conaway's trial away from Lewis County has been denied. She's the Lewis County mother accused of killing her daughter, Aliayah.

The three-year-old girl went missing seven years ago in 2011. Her body has never been found following an extensive search in the region, including Calhoun.

Lunsford-Conaway's defense claims she can't have a fair trial due to the public's knowledge of the case, the defense presented comments from Facebook pages, claiming that 98% of them are against her. The prosecution argued most of those comments came from out-of-the state or country.

In the end, the judge denied the request. That means the trial will take place in Lewis County.

Pretrial proceedings start at the end of January.


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