Jodi Arias is in Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix on January 15, 2013 By Stephanie Baumer
By Sarah Heath
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Jodi Arias sentencing retrial has started in Arizona with a new jury and opening statements by lawyers to decide whether the convicted murderer should live or die after killing her boyfriend.
The jury was sworn in Tuesday.
Defense lawyer Kirk Nurmi then began opening statements, telling jurors it was up to them to write the final chapter to the story. He warned the jury that it will see graphic evidence about the killing and relationship between Arias and victim Travis Alexander.