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FORT WORTH (AP) - An appeals court has ordered a new trial for a North Texas husband convicted of killing a man he caught kissing his wife.

The 2nd Court of Appeals ruled that Kory Nelson Turner of Mansfield was denied his right to a public trial.

Turner was convicted of murder and sentenced to 12 years in prison for the death of Leonard Keith Jr. The shooting happened during a 2008 party.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports the judge did not let Turner’s wife, brother and father-in-law sit in court during jury selection. The seating area was full of potential jurors.

Judge George Gallagher allowed the defense introduce the trio to potential jurors to see if any recognized them.

Prosecutors say they’ll likely not appeal last week’s reversal.

Gallagher declined comment.

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