Woman on trial for killing boyfriend at a Rapid City apartment
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - The trial of a Rapid City woman accused of killing her boyfriend at their apartment last June is under way.
Ashley Peltier allegedly stabbed James Rice once in the heart after a heated argument got physical at their apartment on Surfwood Drive in Rapid City.
Monday, a jury of nine men and five women heard opening statements and the first prosecution witness.
The trial resumed Tuesday morning.
Peltier is facing a mandatory life sentence if convicted of murder.
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