New motions filed in Jesse Matthew case

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Jesse Matthew was given three life sentences on October 2 for attempted capital murder, abduction with intent to defile and sexual penetration with an object of a Fairfax woman in 2006. Staff photo/mugshot Charlottesville Police Jesse Matthew was given three life sentences on October 2 for attempted capital murder, abduction with intent to defile and sexual penetration with an object of a Fairfax woman in 2006. Staff photo/mugshot Charlottesville Police

A dozen new motions were filed on July 29 in Jesse Matthew’s capital murder case.

Among the motions are requests to stop any additional state evidence testing or examination without notifying the defense for approval, as well as one to preserve all evidence, including biological evidence, physical evidence collected from the crime scene and alleged weapons. A full list of the motions can be found here.

A motions hearing will take place at the Albemarle County Circuit Court on August 20 at 1:30 pm.