We now know who will be the judge overseeing Stephen McDaniel's murder trial.
Bibb County district attorney Greg Winters tells 41NBC, Judge S. Philip Brown assigned himself to the case in an order signed Wednesday.
Stephen McDaniel is accused of killing Mercer Law graduate Lauren Giddings last summer. Her dismembered body was found discovered outside of her Georgia Avenue apartment on June 30, 2011. McDaniel was a neighbor and classmate.