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Judge postpones Arizona sweat lodge trial until next week

The judge overseeing a self-helpauthor's manslaughter trial has postponed the case until next week. Attorneys for James Arthur Ray argued for the delay Thursday sothey can conduct interviews related to

News 12 Staff

May 20, 2014, 5:55 PM

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The judge overseeing a self-helpauthor's manslaughter trial has postponed the case until next week. Attorneys for James Arthur Ray argued for the delay Thursday sothey can conduct interviews related to the construction of a sweatlodge Ray used in a 2009 event near Sedona. Judge Warren Darrow urged defense and prosecutor lawyers to workin good faith to ensure the trial resumes next Wednesday asplanned. Jurors already have had a couple of days off this week aslawyers argued over an email from an environmental scientist thatprosecutors did not disclose until last week. The trial began March1. Ray has pleaded not guilty to three counts of manslaughterstemming from the sweat lodge ceremony. The defense wants to interview the scientist, lead detective andcounty officials. Kirby Brown, of Westtown, was among the three victims. AP wire services contributed to this reportAZ guru to followers: You will feel as if you're dyingAudio recordings played in AZ sweat lodge deaths trial


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