ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A judge denied the change of venue request for Elexus Groves, who is charged with killing a mother and daughter while fleeing from police in 2017. Officials say Groves was behind the wheel of a stolen van when she slammed into another car with Shaylee Boling and her mother Shaunna Arredondo-Boling inside.

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Fourteen-year-old Shaylee Boling and her mother died. Thursday morning Judge Brett Loveless denied the change in venue request. Groves’ trial is scheduled to begin next week.