Trial for man accused of strangling woman to be next year
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The trial for a Vermont man accused of strangling a woman is not expected to take place until next year.
Rutland resident Shawn LaPlant pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in connection with the death of 44-year-old Alicia Harrington. Authorities say LaPlant strangled Harrington in his home on March 5.
Authorities say he then moved her body to a car. Authorities found her on March 6.
The Rutland Herald reports the trial is expected to last 10 days and is expected to start next April.
Information from: Rutland Herald, http://www.rutlandherald.com/