Falkenberg Testimony Begins

With a panel of jurors seated, testimony got underway Monday in First Circuit Court in the murder trial of Stephen Robert Falkenberg who is accused of second degree homicide in the death and dismemberment of Tamara LaFramboise of Yankton last March.

Monday afternoon, several local law enforcement officers testified about contacts they had with the defendant and regarding a search of his shop that was conducted after LaFramboise was reported missing.

Testimony in the case is expected to resume at 9 AM Tuesday, the trial is scheduled to take up to two weeks to complete.