Lululemon Slaying Suspect Goes to Trial in October

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    Montgomery County Police
    The mug shot of Brittany Norwood, suspected in the death of her Lululemon coworker, Jayna Murray.

    A trial has been set for a woman charged with killing a coworker at an upscale yoga clothing shop in Bethesda, Md.

    At a hearing Friday in Montgomery County, a judge set a date of Oct. 24 for the trial of Brittany Norwood. The trial is estimated to take eight days.

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    After the hearing, defense attorney Douglas Wood said he's open to negotiations on a possible plea but is preparing for a trial.

    Norwood is charged in the March slaying of Jayna Murray at the Lululemon Athletica store. Norwood killed Murray after Murray found suspected stolen merchandise in Norwood's bag, police said.

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    Norwood tried to conceal the homicide by tying herself up and blaming the attack on two masked men who she said entered the store after it closed.


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