Matthew Ecker’s Lawyer Says “Absolutely No Physical Evidence” Supports Homicide in Opening Statements

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Opening statements were made in the murder trial of Matthew Ecker, accused of killing 32-year-old Alexandra Pennig with his handgun in her apartment in December 2022. Ecker, 45, faces a charge of second-degree intentional murder, not premeditated. Ecker’s lawyer characterized Pennig as a troubled woman battling mental health and addiction issues, … Read more