Testimony to begin today in Techel case
Testimony in the trial of an Agency man charged with killing his pregnant wife is scheduled to begin today.
Seth Andrew Techel, 22, of Agency, is charged with first-degree murder and nonconsensual termination of a pregnancy in connection to the death of his wife, Lisa Marie Techel, 23, of Agency. She was shot in May at their home near Agency.
Jury selection in the case began Tuesday and ended Wednesday.
Techel’s trial was originally scheduled for Nov. 6, 2012. In October 2012, that trial date was canceled and a new date of Feb. 19 was set.