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LEBANON, Ind. (WDRB) -- As David Camm's third murder trial continued Monday, his attorneys persuaded the judge to exclude any testimony that his 5-year-old daughter may have been sexually molested.
Much of Monday morning's arguments occurred outside the presence of the jury, with Judge Jonathan Dartt ultimately ruling that speculation about possible sexual molestation of 5-year-old Jill Cam will not be allowed.
David Camm's second conviction was overturned in 2006 because in his closing argument, prosecutor Keith Henderson mentioned that there was evidence that Camm may have molested Jill, but there was never enough evidence to support that claim. The judge will not allow that to happen this time.
While Kentucky Medical Examiner Dr. Tracey Corey may offer evidence about compression injuries to Jill that are consistent with behind held down, she may not speculate about possible sexual assault.
Camm is on trial for a third time in the shooting deaths of his family. Camm's wife, Kim, and their two children, Brad and Jill, were found shot to death in the garage of their Georgetown home on Sept. 28, 2000.
Camm has been tried and convicted twice, but both convictions were later overturned on appeal.
Dr. Corey was expected to testify about the gunshot wounds to Jill and Brad Camm. Her testimony was expected to continue well into the afternoon.