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Muscogee Co. judge challenged by Georgia Attorney General's Office in Stocking Strangler case

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

More than 30 years after the crimes happened, new developments are taking place in the notorious case of the Stocking Strangler.

The Georgia Attorney General's Office has filed a motion to request that Muscogee County Superior Court Judge Frank Jordan Jr. recuse himself from the case involving Carlton Gary.

Gary is convicted in three of seven brutal rapes and strangling that terrorized Columbus, Ga. in 1977 and 1978.

The recusal request is on the grounds that the judge had to copy of the book the Big Eddy Club in his office. The book is about the events surrounding the case.

There is a hearing on Gary's request for a new trial is scheduled for early next month.

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