Attorneys and a judge talked logistics inside a Franklin County Courtroom Friday afternoon for the murder trial of Vicente Ruiz. Ruiz is facing five counts of aggravated first-degree murder and one count of first-degree attempted murder for a 1987 shooting that took place inside Medina's Body Shop in Pasco.
the 45 year old maintains his innocence. His trial will be held in Spokane County. Potential jurors will be questioned as early as Wednesday November 17th. Opening arguments may start as early as the Friday after Thanksgiving or Monday November 22nd.
Ruiz has been in jail since September 2006. He has already had two mistrials.