Nelson County Randy Taylor, the man accused of first-degree murder of Alexis Murphy, goes on trial on Thursday in Nelson County.
A judge denied a motion to move the venue of the trial, but Taylor is allowed to wear normal clothing for his trial.
Members of the Murphy family have been called to testify in the case.
Alexis Murphy went missing back in August of 2013. Her car and cellphone were found, but investigators have not found her body.
Stay with WHSV for updates on the case, which is expected to last two weeks.