The 27-year-old was previously represented by Columbus attorney Stacey Jackson. That was until the Georgia Supreme Court upheld a local judge's decision to remove Jackson from the case – citing his representation was a conflict of interest.
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His new attorney is Manubi Arora of Atlanta.
Prosecutors say Registe fled the country after the 2007 double-murders of two Columbus college students, 21-year-old Randy Newton, Jr. and 20-year-old Brian Kilgore.
Registe, a former America's Most wanted murder suspect, was caught in St. Maarten in August of 2008.
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