The order prohibits lawyers and law enforcement from publicly discussing the case. However, it does not prevent family members or potential witnesses from speaking to the media. After yesterday's hearing, Ferrell's sister apologized to Irick's family.
"I just wanted to extend my condolences to the family of the victim and that is all I am going to say," said Rachel Robinson, Ferrell's sister
Ferrell is charged with capital murder. He is being held in the Harris County Jail without bail.