Lead investigator takes the stand in trial of man accused of killing coworker

STROUDSBURG, Pa. – Prosecutors took a deep dive Friday into the each day actions of Michael Horvath, the person accused of kidnapping and killing a co-worker in 2013.

On the stand, Pennsylvania State Trooper and lead investigator Robert Devers learn each day planner entries from 2012 the place Michael Horvath famous what time his Allen Organ Co-worker Holly Grim got here and went, and who visited her dwelling.

In lots of entries he famous if it was quiet, and drew maps of her Decrease Macungie trailer, full with areas of darkness and lightweight.

Investigators say he stalked not solely Grim however a number of different ladies.

Devers testified Horvath turned a primary suspect in Grim’s disappearance after he uncared for to inform them he’d been at Grim’s dwelling twice and had texted her a number of occasions within the months earlier than she died.

Investigators say mobile phone data put Grim’s and Horvath’s cell telephones in a number of the identical areas the day she went lacking.

Horvath’s blood was discovered on Grim’s trailer door.

Practically three years after she disappeared, a search warrant was executed on Horvath’s Ross Township property the place Grim’s partial stays have been present in an ash lens.

With them have been two bullets that ballistic specialists say can solely be recognized as coming from a .22 caliber weapon.

The search additionally yielded a number of home made weapons, however specialists say these weapons wouldn’t make identifiable marks on bullets when fired, so that they could not be linked to Grim’s loss of life definitively.

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Horvath says he’s harmless.

The prosecution will name yet another witness. The protection will then lay out its case.

Horvath was requested a number of occasions if he was going to testify, and he stated no remark.

Court docket resumes on Tuesday.