Posted at: 03/26/2013 9:20 AM
Updated at: 03/26/2013 10:24 AM
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) - A May trial has been scheduled for a man accused of strangling a Mason City woman last year.
Aaron Harris has pleaded not guilty to a first-degree murder charge. Authorities say he killed Sarah Winters on July 10. Her body was discovered in a Mason City apartment.
The trial is scheduled to begin on May 14 in Cerro Gordo County District Court.
A hearing is scheduled April 1 to review the prior representation by the Office of the Public Defender of a witness in Harris' case. Harris' attorney is public defender Susan Flander.