Trial set for Ohio man charged in Iowa woman’s slaying

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — A December trial has been scheduled for an Ohio man accused of shooting to death an 18-year-old woman in western Iowa.

Prosecutors say 27-year-old Mark Troutman, of Sylvania, Ohio, is charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of Kathryn Weber. She was found bleeding outside her Glenwood workplace Sept. 17 and soon died at the scene. Troutman was arrested at a Glenwood motel that night. Authorities described Troutman as Weber’s former boyfriend.

Troutman’s trial is set to begin Dec. 20 and he’s being held in Mills County Jail pending $5 million bail. His attorneys didn’t immediately return a call Wednesday from The Associated Press.

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