BELTON — A Bell County judge said last August that he wasn’t comfortable with extending a protective order Jenna Scott sought against Cedric Joseph Marks, who is now a capital murder suspect in the Jan. 3 deaths of Scott and a Temple friend, Michael Swearingin.

Bell County 264th District Court Judge Paul LePak said he wasn’t certain about his ruling to deny Scott the two-year protective order, according to a transcript of the Aug. 15, 2018, hearing obtained by the Telegram

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