ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – Testimony began Tuesday in the murder trial of a University City Police Sergeant.
According to authorities, Todd Shepard is accused of shooting Sgt. Michael King on Halloween 2008.
Detectives say Shepard shot the officer while he was sitting in his patrol car and killed him.
Investigators later found Shepard’s cell phone that had his fiancé’s picture as a screen saver a few blocks away from the murder scene on Delmar Boulevard.