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The convicted killer -- areas back in court today this time wearing prison stripes as defense attorneys tried to delay a retrial to determine whether she lives or dies.
Last month a jury in Arizona convicted -- areas of murdering her ex boyfriend -- jealous rage.
She admits she shot and stabbed in 27 times and slit his throat from ear to ear.
But she still claims she just can't remember much of it.
-- told the jury she did it in self defense the jury didn't buy it.
But that jury couldn't reach a decision on whether she deserves -- in prison or the death penalty.
This retrial will be prosecutions last shot to put -- areas to death.
-- -- with the details on what went on in court today grip.
Well we got our first glimpse -- of -- areas in almost a month this time she was wearing a prison jumpsuit shackles surrounded by guards.
She appear before the judge who delayed the retrial of the penalty -- We're gonna have to wait till July 18 -- -- the new trial date the defense wants to postpone -- to January next year.
Prosecutors want to -- ended July now remember.
The murder conviction stands so a new jury will only be deciding the penalty of life or death.
But because of the high profile nature of this case it could take some time to seek the new jury.
A juror does not have to have no knowledge about the Jodie -- case I mean that's that's a farce that that that isn't gonna happen.
The jurors just have to be fair and impartial and to have not been exposed to the media.
Evidence in documents and things that have not been presented in the case.
And since those new jurors will not have heard the evidence presented in the guilt phase.
The retrial will include some of that which may mean yet another fairly long trial something the prosecutors.
Could actually avoid if they decide not to go forward seeking death.
And that happens judge -- Stephens it and then would have two choices life without parole or life with the possibility of release.
In 25 years.
Well -- this trial does happen taxpayers will continue to foot the bill for Jody heiress is attorneys so far it is cost taxpayers.
Nearly one point seven million dollar.
-- and -- a movie depicting the murder is set to air on lifetime this weekend here's a preview.
We see this being crunch.
That scene is a reference to these pictures that -- Ares took of the victim in the shower moments before she killed him.
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