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A look at Eric Sackett's defense lawyer's homicide trial experience

The homicide trial of Eric Sackett will continue on Monday with the defense calling its witnesses. Sackett is being represented by attorney Christopher Zachar, who some might remember from a high profile stabbing case in at a La Crosse Kwik Trip.

As Sackett trial continues, a look at DA Tim Gruenke's homicide trial experience

The state has rested in the homicide trial of Eric Sackett, who is accused of killing his former girlfriend Erin Somvilai. Homicide cases are not necessarily uncommon in La Crosse County, but it's pretty rare that they head to trial. District Attorney Tim Gruenke has represented the state in six homicide trials during his tenure, according to court records. 

Witnesses called in homicide trial of Erik Sackett

Witnesses are being called in the La Crosse County homicide trial of Erik Sackett. The La Crosse man is accused of killing the woman he was seeing, Erin Somvilai, and dumping her body in a Vernon County lake.