Grand jury transcripts from Sierra LaMar murder investigation to become public

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- Despite objections of attorneys on both sides, a Santa Clara County judge unsealed the grand jury transcripts from the Sierra LaMar murder investigation. They'll become public in a couple of weeks.

The transcripts -- 2,000 pages worth -- are from the proceedings against Antolin Garcia-Torres. He was indicted in February.

Sierra LaMar disappeared two years ago, and her body has never been found.

Both the prosecution and the defense objected to the motion by ABC7 News' media partner, the San Jose Mercury News, to unseal the transcripts.

The district attorney said it may be harder to seat a jury, and the defense claims it could make it difficult for Torres to get a fair trial.
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