THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. (KFGO AM) -- On the first day of a Thief River Falls murder trial, the prosecutor said they found murder victim's Tanya Kazmierzak's blood on Jedidiah Troxels' clothing and in his car.
Kazmierczak's fingerprint was also found on the Crookston man's car, along with other DNA evidence tying him to last year's killing.
Jurors also saw a gruesome photo of the body.
The victim had been stabbed 37 times and her throat was cut.
The trial is expected to last two weeks.