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State responds to Kevin Coe's motion to change venue

SPOKANE, Wash. - The State of Washington has requested the Court deny Kevin Coe's motion to change venue due to pre-trial publicity. The State says Coe has failed to establish probable predjudice in the Spokane County venire.

Kevin Coe, known as the South Hill Rapist, was convicted of First Degree Rape and sent to prison for 25 years. He was recently released from custody, then taken back into custody pending the upcoming civil commitment hearing to determine whether he should spend the rest of his life behind bars.



Previous Coverage:

KHQ Exclusive: Coe's attorneys file for change of venue in rape trial
(July 4, 2008)
SPOKANE, Wash. - Attorneys for convicted South Hill rapist Kevin Coe want to either conduct his civil commitment trial outside of Spokane County or select jurors from a different county. INSIDE>> Court Documents | KHQ Exclusive Video | More Information




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