Opening Statements Begin in Oconto Double Murder Trial
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OCONTO, Wis. - Opening statements are underway in the trial for a man accused of killing a brother and sister.
Daniel Schmidt is accused of killing Kimberly Rose and her brother, Leonard Marsh, in 2009 at a Gillett home.
According to the criminal complaint, Schmidt had an affair with Rose. Investigators say Schmidt eventually told his wife about the affair. Schmidt's wife exchanged text messages with Rose and eventually confronted her. However, according to the complaint, Stephanie Schmidt told police her husband seemed agitated by the affair and just wanted to be done with Rose.
The trial is scheduled for all this week.