MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The trial begins Monday for a man accused of killing an Oakdale woman.
Hundreds of volunteers spent five months searching for Danielle Jelinek, who was reported missing on Dec. 9, 2013. Her body was eventually found in a small pond near the house of her ex-boyfriend, Aaron Schnagl.READ MORE: Pedestrian Struck, Killed In 2-Vehicle Crash In Crystal; Distraction May Have Been A Factor
Schnagl is charged with third-degree murder. Investigators believe he gave Jelinek some kind of drug, which led to her death.READ MORE: Tyrone Maddox Charged With Murder In Shooting Of Woman In North Minneapolis
According to court records, jury selection will begin at the Chisago County Courthouse Monday. The trial is expected to last two weeks.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Latest: When Could You See Another Economic Relief Payment?
Schnagl is currently serving a 6.5-year jail sentence for cocaine possession.