Trial begins Wednesday in murder of Kirkland family
Posted on January 19, 2010 at 10:41 PM
Updated today at 7:21 AM******
SEATTLE - The murder trial begins Wednesday for a man accused of killing four members of a Kirkland family and then setting their house on fire to cover up the crime.
Connor Schierman faces four counts of aggravated first-degree murder and one count of arson.
He is accused of killing Olga Milkin, 28; her sister Lyubov Botvina, 24; and Milkin's two sons, Justin, 5, and Andrew, 3 in July 2006.
If convicted, Schierman could face the death penalty.