The lawyer for a convicted murderer was back in court Thursday to fight for his client. Jeffery Trevino was convicted in October of 2013 of killing his wife, Kira Steger, and dumping her body in the Mississippi River.
The St. Paul man who killed his wife and attempted to hide the evidence by dumping her body in the Mississippi River has been sentenced to more than 27 years in prison.
A funeral was held Saturday afternoon for Kira Steger in Rothschild, Wis. Steger’s body was recovered from the Mississippi River in May, five months after she went missing. At Saturday’s funeral, Kira’s sister Felicia Krejci said she holds Kira’s memory with her every day. “I can see her face laughing at me because I‘m the silly little sister,” Krejci said.
It’s been less than a month since Jeffery Trevino was convicted of killing his wife, But the case is not over yet. Trevino’s defense wants a judge to dismiss the conviction in the death of Kira Steger.
A jury found Jeffery Trevino guilty of second-degree murder in the death of his wife Kira Steger back on Oct. 2, and on Friday, photo evidence from the trial was released. From photos of blood on pillow cases and trunk liners, to surveillance images — here’s a gallery that gives an inside look into the trial.
Jeffery Trevino was found guilty of killing his wife, Kira Steger, in a Ramsey County courtroom on Wednesday. A 12-member jury found him guilty of second-degree murder without intent and not guilty of second-degree murder with intent. It took the jury nearly two days to deliberate this case.
A jury has found Jeffery Trevino guilty of second-degree murder, but not guilty of second-degree murder with intent in the death of his wife, Kira Steger. The jurors found that Trevino did kill his wife but that it wasn’t his plan. They say her death happened during his attack.
Jury deliberations will resume Wednesday morning in the trial of Jeffery Trevino. The St. Paul man is accused of killing his wife Kira Steger in their home last February then hiding her body in a river.
The trial for a St. Paul man accused of murdering his wife is expected to go to the jury on Tuesday. The defense rested its case on Monday in the trial of Jeffery Trevino.
Jeffery Trevino will not testify in the murder trial, where he’s accused of killing his wife earlier this year. Trevino, 39, of St. Paul is on trial in Ramsey County, accused of killing his wife, Kira Steger, at their St. Paul home in February.
On Friday, prosecutors concluded their case against Jeffrey Trevino, accused of killing his wife, Kira Steger, in February. Steger’s body was found in the Mississippi River three months later. Prosecutors took two hours questioning retired St. Paul Police Sgt. John Wright for the second time in the trial. He discussed his interviews with Trevino, and provided details about the couple’s deteriorating relationship in the months leading up to her disappearance. He told the jurors that Jeffrey and Kira planned to have a date night on the night she was last seen. Wright said the Trevinos were trying to save their relationship, which he said had been suffering for months.
The trial for Jeffery Trevino, the St. Paul man accused of killing his wife, Kira Steger, resumed Monday. Jurors heard from Ryan Wendt, the man with whom Steger was having an affair. Wendt, Steger’s manager at Delia’s, testified that their friendship turned romantic about a month before she died. He said he knew she was married and their relationship was ending, though they didn’t discuss their relationships. Steger told him she was separating from Trevino.
Friday brought more emotional testimony during the murder trial of Jeffrey Trevino. The St. Paul man is accused of killing his wife, Kira Steger last winter. Her body was found in May. Most of the testimony came from Steger’s close friends, all of whom stated that they heard Steger mention relationship problems leading up to her disappearance.
Kira Steger’s family filled the courtroom Thursday to hear the case prosecutors have set against her husband, Jeffery Trevino. He is accused of killing Steger in February and dumping her body in the Mississippi River.