Updated: Norwood Trial in Morton Murder Set for March

Updated Wednesday, Dec. 12, 6:15 p.m.:

The trial of Mark Alan Norwood, who is facing a capital murder charge in the 1986 death of Christine Morton, will take place on March 18, 2013 in Tom Green County, the defendant's lawyer, Russell Hunt Jr., confirmed on Wednesday. Norwood's lawyers last month asked the judge to delay the trial so that they could secure experts to review DNA evidence the state says links the former Bastrop dishwasher to Morton's beating death. 

Updated Friday, 9:54 a.m.:

After a brief hearing Friday in Georgetown, Williamson County District ...

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