Morgan County woman convicted in crash that killed 7 people wants new trial

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MORGAN COUNTY (Oct. 29, 2014) – A woman responsible for the death of seven people, including six children, wants a new trial.

Judy Kirby was convicted of murder, neglect and battery back in 2001 and sentenced to 215 years in prison.

On March 25, 2000, Kirby caused a crash that killed her three children, Jacob, 5, Joney, 9, Jordan 12; and her nephew, Jeremy Young, 10. Her car was going north in the southbound lanes of Indiana 67, hitting a van head-on. Thomas Reel, 40, Martinsville, was also killed along with his children, Jessica, 14, and Bradley, 13.

The Morgan County Prosecutor’s Office said Kirby has asked for a new trial and post-conviction relief, citing jury misconduct.

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