Pretrial motion hearings continued Tuesday in the Sam Parker murder case, with testimony from search-dog experts, Walker County Sheriff’s Department, Georgia Bureau of Investigation and FBI.

The hearings, which began Monday, are taking place in Walker County Superior Court in downtown LaFayette, with Judge Jon “Bo” Wood presiding. They will continue Wednesday morning.

Parker was charged in February 2008 with murdering his wife Theresa, a dispatcher with Walker County 911 who has been missing since March 21, 2007. Her body has not been found. Sam Parker was a sergeant with the LaFayette Police Department when she disappeared.

A jury will be selected from Bartow County. Jury selection will begin Aug. 10 and the trial will begin Aug. 17.