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Kaczynski Moves To Jail for Trial

November 8, 1997

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) _ Unabomber defendant Theodore Kaczynski has been moved from a federal prison to the local jail, where he will remain during his trial. Jury selection is scheduled to begin Wednesday.

Kaczynski was brought Thursday from the prison 30 miles east of San Francisco to an isolation cell at the county jail, U.S. Marshal Jerry Enomoto said. The jail is a few blocks from the courthouse.

He was transferred to the federal prison in early September after he complained of excessive noise and insomnia at the Sacramento jail, where he was taken soon after his arrest in Montana in April 1996.

The former mathematics professor is charged in a 10-count indictment with using bombs to kill a businessman and timber lobbyist a decade apart in Sacramento, and of injuring two others.

He also has been charged in New Jersey with the bombing death of an advertising executive. He has pleaded innocent to all charges.

The government contends Kaczynski is a serial bomber responsible for 16 attacks across the nation between 1978 and 1995 in which three were killed and 23 injured.

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