HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. - A jury has been set to be selected this week for the trial of a father accused of shooting and killing his 11-year-old daughter in Sumner County.
Timothy Batts told police he thought Timea was an intruder when she came home from her first day of school in August 2016. Batts said he was startled because he'd been sleeping.
Police said they have surveillance video that showed Batts walking around the house with a gun before she came home.
In May, Batts' attorneys asked for a sequestered jury and a change of venue. The judge denied both requests.
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