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Blakeney Trial To Receive Change Of Venue

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Justin Blakeney, Photo Courtesy of Jones Co. Sheriff's Dept. Justin Blakeney, Photo Courtesy of Jones Co. Sheriff's Dept.

JONES COUNTY, Miss. - A Jones County man who's court case ended up as mistrial a few weeks ago is now requesting for a change of venue.

A judge granted Justin  Blakeney's request Tuesday.

The District Attorney's office has requested that a new county is chosen right away so that the trial can move forward.

Blakeney is charged with the 2009 death of his ex-girlfriend's daughter 2-year-old Victoria Viner.

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