Grunwald wants trial moved from Utah County

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PROVO -- Lawyers for a teenaged girl charged in connection with the the death of a Utah County Sheriff's deputy want her trial moved to West Jordan.

Megan Grunwald, 17, appeared in court briefly on Monday where her lawyers asked for more time to argue a motion for a change of venue. The judge set a new hearing for Aug. 4.

Grunwald is accused in the death of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride. Police say her boyfriend, Jose Angel Garcia-Jauregui, shot Wride during a traffic stop in Eagle Mountain last year. Deputy Greg Sherwood was wounded in a high-speed chase to Nephi, where Garcia-Jauregui was killed.

 

3 comments

  • Bob

    Grunwald should have been more careful in picking her boyfriends. Garcia-Jauregui had served 4½ years in prison on an attempted-murder conviction. Hopefully she’ll get 50 years in prison to ponder her poor judgement.

  • Common Sense

    Why do we pamper the criminals? She knew exactly what she was doing! She smiles in her photos like this is a game.

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