PHOENIX — A jury for the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias will be sworn in next week as prosecutors again seek a death sentence.
Arias was found guilty last year in the 2008 killing of her ex-boyfriend in Arizona, but jurors couldn't agree on a sentence.
While her murder conviction stands, prosecutors have one more shot at securing a death sentence with the new jury. Otherwise, Arias faces life in prison.
A judge announced Thursday that the new jury will be seated on Tuesday. However, additional arguments are planned for Monday.
Arias acknowledged killing Travis Alexander, but she said it was self-defense. Prosecutors argued the killing was carried out in a jealous rage after Alexander wanted to end their affair.
The retrial is expected to last into December.
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