UPDATE: Jury selection for Vanderbilt rape case begins Wednesday in Hamilton Co.
A few hundred Hamilton County residents are expected to report for jury selection Wednesday in the Vanderbilt rape case.
UPDATE: Cory Batey, a former Vanderbilt football player charged with rape, will go before a Nashville judge Tuesday morning for a petition hearing, just one day before jury selection begins locally in Hamilton County.
Channel 3 confirmed the hearing through court records.
The hearing is scheduled for 9:00am CST. in Judge Watkins courtroom in the Birch Building.
Stay with WRCBtv.com for updates as they become available.
PREVIOUS: A few hundred Hamilton County residents are expected to report for jury selection Wednesday in the Vanderbilt rape case.
Jury selection begins at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Hamilton County Criminal Court.
Nashville Judge Monte Watkins will hear the retrial of former Vanderbilt football players Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg.
A change of venue request was filed by the pair’s attorneys after they had their convictions thrown out by Judge Watkins because a juror in the case was not forthcoming.
The two former football players are charged in connection to the alleged rape of a female student in dorm on campus in 2013.