Harvey Updyke Jr. in court for Auburn tree case

University of Alabama fan, Harvey Updyke Jr., and his lawyers are in court for a hearing leading up to his trial on charges of poisoning Auburn University's landmark oak trees.{} Lee County Circuit Judge, Jacob Walker, is set to consider several motions filed by lawyers in the case, possibly including a defense request to move the trial outside of Lee County.{} Prosecutors also have asked the court to revoke Updyke's bond.{} Updyke is set for trial April 8th on charges of poisoning Auburn's oak trees at Toomer's Corner.{} He's charged with offenses including criminal mischief.{} The university says the trees are all but dead, and they will be removed after the spring football game in April.

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